Grant Creek to Gopher Ridge Loop
Ride with GPS route
Distance and elevation gain: 4 miles of hiking and 7.7 miles of bicycling (11.7 miles total). The hike gains ~1400' of elevation and the bicycle route is mostly downhill.
Details: The hiking route is on segments of the C2C Trail that are closed to bicycles by the Siuslaw National Forest, including the Grant Creek Trail, the Hogback Trail, and the Branch Creek Trail (see: Big Elk to Bull Run) as well as the Bull Run Trail (see: Bull Run to Hilltop Connector). The bicycle route follows two unpaved roads (Bull Run Road and Grant Creek Road) and one paved road (NF-31 / Hilltop Road).
Directions to trailheads: Leave a bicycle at the upper Gopher Ridge Trailhead on Bull Run Road (NF-3119). Drive to the Grant Creek Trailhead and park to begin the hike.