This 6.7 mile long section begins at the intersection of 1000 Line Road (NF-59) and NF-5081 and ends at Wolkau Road. It follows NF-5081, a gated and decommissioned road entirely within the Siuslaw National Forest, for 5.7 miles followed by a 1 mile trail along Peterson Creek through privately-owned Hitselberger Ranch. The trail begins at an elevation of 1016' and ends at 89'. There is 640' of elevation gain and 1595' of elevation loss.
Trailhead and parking (east end): Parking is available at the intersection of 1000 Line Road (NF-59) and NF-5081.
Trailhead and parking (west end): Parking is available on the west side of Wolkau Road 0.3 miles north of the trail. To access this location from North Beaver Creek Road, drive north on Wolkau Road for 0.7 mile.
Bicycling: Bicycles are permitted on NF-5081 but not on the Peterson Creek Trail portion of this route.