Add to My Oregon Road Trip

Just about any place you find on TravelOregon.com can be added to your own Oregon Roadtrippers Account. Find out how.

Get on the road with Roadtrippers

Roadtrippers Logo

We’ve partnered with Roadtrippers to provide a great way to plan a trip around Oregon. So start planning your next road trip to here, there or pretty much anywhere in Oregon.

The Knott Trail was originally constructed in 1871 by John Knott as the first northerly route into the Bohemia Mining Area. This remaining section of trail follows along an uneven ridgeline crossing over Adams Mountain, through open rock meadows and forest, and eventually connecting to the Utopian Road just below Cat Mountain. The rock meadows provide several view points to the south and a variety of wild flowers in the spring. The Knott Trail also provides access to the connecting Crawfish Trail #1421 and the Adams Mountain Way Trail #1419, both of which lead down to Brice Creek. A short, 350′ side trail leads to Martin Springs near the intersection of a trailhead located at the end of Road #2241. Martin Springs is small and is the only water along this trail route. (Treat the water before drinking it).

One way trip hiking of this trail is about 2.5 hours. Trail grades average 10-15% with occasional short, steeper sections reaching 25%.

Directions: From Cottage Grove: Follow Interstate 5 to Exit 174, take Row River Road #2400 east 19 miles to junction of Layng Creek Road #17 and Brice Creek Road #2470. Bear right on Road #2470 and continue for 4.1 miles to to the Adams Mt. Road #2241 and turn right. Continue on Road #2241 for 6.2 miles to Road 2241-760 on right. The trailhead is at the end (0.5 mile) of this spur road. Another trailhead which intersects the Knott Trail at mile point 2.6 is located at the end of Road #2241, 3.1 miles past Road #2241 -760. THIS IS THE RECOMMENDED ROUTE. Alternate Route) From Cottage Grove take Row River Road east 13.6 miles to Sharps Creek Road #2460 and turn right. Continue on Road #2460 for 10.5 miles to the end of the paved section of Sharps Creek Road. Stay to the left and continue on Road #2460 ) for another 6.6 miles to the Utopian Road #0679-766 and turn left. The trailhead is at mile point 2.5 on the Utopian Ro

Seasonal Access: Normally Accessible: Spring-Fall

Facility Type: Trail

What’s around here? Location & Nearby Things to See & Do

These maps and directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, or other events may cause road conditions to differ from the map results. For travel options, weather and road conditions, visit tripcheck.com, call 511 (in Oregon only), 800.977.6368 or 503.588.2941.

Flag as Incorrect

Is any of the information on this page incorrect?

Sign up for the Outdoors Newsletter

Outdoor news is the insider’s guide to Oregon’s outside. We deliver the scoop on hidden hiking trails, backroad and backcountry biking, pristine rivers, and powdery slopes. (delivered odd-numbered months)

css.php
Close

Sign up for the

Travel Oregon

Newsletter

Stay in touch and get the inside scoop for your next Oregon adventure. We'll deliver Oregon stories, itineraries, contests and ideas of where to eat + drink and get outdoors and explore - right to your inbox, every month.

Success! You're all signed up to receive Oregon trip ideas delivered right to your inbox.

Hmm, something went wrong, please try later.

can't wait to hear from us?

Follow us Online