China Creek Trail -
The south end of the trail leads you up China Creek, over Taylor Ridge and down to the South Fork of Galice Creek. There are some steep grades on the Galice Creek side. China Creek trail traverses past and present mining activities. Also passes through some reforested units. Trail traverses old and current mining sites. There are several old trails and road crossings this trail. The South Fork Galice Creek Bridge is out and users will need to ford the creek. Trail begins at China Creek on Forest Service road 2500 and ends at South Fork Galice Creek on Forest Service road 2402.
Directions from Grant's Pass: Take I-5 northwest to exit # 61 (Merlin). Follow Merlin Galice Road, then turn left on Primary Forest Route 25. Follow 25 for approximately seven miles to the trailhead.
Normally Accessible: Year-round.
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