From North or South of Grants Pass:
Take Exit 61 for Merlin.
Left on Merlin-Galice Road for 12 miles
Left on NFD25/Taylor Creek Roa
13.5 miles to Sam Brown Campground
Right, across the bridge and then second left to parking and campground
Praying the fires spare the Jedi and amazing forest all around.Upated on Taylor Creek fire. No structures distroyed but evacuation on Taylor creek road and residents in southern areas. Sam Brown looks to be caught in the crossfire between klondike and Taylor creek fire #sosad … See MoreSee Less
This is what we are thinking for the Pro and Elites. 90% singletrack through some amazing forest lands. Technical climbing and descending using some of the best trails in the Taylor Creek trail system. Thanks to the Southern Oregon Trail Alliance – SOTA for creating the course. … See MoreSee Less
We get a lot of questions about Big Pine. Like, A LOT. It’s an amazing piece of SW Oregon’s history, to be sure!
Did you know that the metal plaque that was once mounted at the tree has been moved to the Smithsonian and is permanently housed there? Read this blog from the museum’s curator of environmental history, Jeff Kline, for more about the history of this tree!