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Bear Creek Greenway

  • Length:
    20 miles
  • Difficulty:
    Mild
  • Nearby Cities:
    Ashland, Central Point, Phoenix
  • Region:
    Southern Oregon
  • Attributes:
    Non-technical, Paved Road/Trail, Wildlife Views

Trailhead Elevation: 1727 ft

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In Oregon, a bicycle is legally considered a vehicle, and the same Oregon road laws apply. Please “be seen” and practice safe riding. Vehicle traffic, farm equipment and narrow shoulders exist on many Oregon roads, and you may find that construction projects, traffic or other events may cause road conditions or signage to differ from the map results, ride descriptions and directions. For travel options plus weather and road conditions, visit tripcheck.com, call 511 (in Oregon only), 800.977.6368 or 503.588.2941. Routes listed on this website are for informational purposes and intended as a reference guide only.

The Bear Creek Greenway is a 20-mile, paved, multi-use trail that links the cities of Ashland, Talent, Phoenix, Medford and Central Point. The Greenway is continuous from the Ashland Dog Park to the Dean Creek Frontage Road near Seven Oaks Interchange on I-5, north of Central Point. The Greenway provides a separated route from cars, with only two at-grade road crossings. The trail parallels I-5, Highway 99, and Bear Creek, and provides Rogue Valley residents and visitors to the area a close-in spot for bird watching and wildlife viewing, as well as exercise and general recreation.

Parks along the route provide parking, restrooms, and drinking water.

For information about trail status and closures, please call (541) 774-7799, or see the Bear Creek Greenway Facebook Page.

For more information including a full map of the trail, visit http://jacksoncountyor.org/parks/Greenway/Bear-Creek-Greenway-Map

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