Yellow Mountain Trail
If you enjoy a challenge when it comes to hiking or mountain biking, this 12-mile roundtrip trail is the one for you.
Rated as difficult, this is the highest mountain in the Highlands Ranger District with a strenuous trail stretching over 6 miles long. The peak of Yellow Mountain features a fire tower, originally built in 1934 and then reconstructed recently in the early 1990s. Here, hikers and mountain bikers alike can enjoy a stunning 360-degree view of the terrain below. Click here to view/download the Yellow Mountain Trail topographic map.
View more hikes on the Jackson County hiking/trail map (download).
Trails and Waterfalls can be dangerous; take no chances, only photos for memories. Read our Safety and Insider tips to have a safe, fun and enjoyable trip to Jackson County.
Leave No Trace — Seven Principles
1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
2. Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
3. Dispose of Waste Properly
4. Leave What You Find
5. Minimize Campfire Impacts
6. Respect Wildlife
7. Be Considerate of Other Visitors
For more details, visit www.lnt.org
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