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blueBlack Upper Lithia Park: 2060 to Wonder Trail

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6.3 mile 10.2 kilometer out and back
81% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,510' 460 m
Descent: -1,510' -460 m
High: 3,508' 1,069 m
Low: 2,228' 679 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 39% (21°)

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Trail shared by Jim Rible

A wonderful little run to a great lookout and lunch spot littered with granite boulders.

Jim Rible

Features Birding · Views · Wildlife

Overview

This is an out and back run that starts out on a Forest Service road, follows the Wonder Trail up to a wonderful viewpoint at the intersection with the Fell on Knee Trail. Return the way you came.

Need to Know

Bikes are allowed going uphill only. They're going slow.

Description

This is an easy and quick drive from downtown Ashland to the trailhead. The run offers moderate inclines and is well maintained year round. There may be patches of snow in the winter, especially the higher up you go.

The trail starts at around 2200 ft and ascends to approximately 3400 ft, making this a 1200 ft climb.

Park at the upper end of Lithia Park. Run about 1.6 miles up FS Road 2060 (Ashland Loop Road) to the beginning of the Wonder Trail. This route ends at the intersection with the Fell on Knee Trail (about 1.5 miles from the intersection). One way it is about 3.2 miles. The full trip is 6ish miles.

Flora & Fauna

See the Wonder Trail for a description of the flora and fauna you're likely to encounter.

Contacts

Land Manager: AWTA Ashland Woodlands and Trails Association

Feb 14, 2019: Jubjub

Feb 14, 2019: Gryphon

Feb 14, 2019: Potlicker

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