Trail Details

Richland Creek Wilderness

11,800 acres featuring waterfalls, bluffs, clear, flowing streams and rugged terrain. This wilderness area is one of the most scenic places in the entire United States; however, it does receive a great deal of use so all visitors must be extra cautious to “leave no trace.”


Richland Creek Wilderness
Trailhead Location:
At the junction of Hwys. 7, 123 and 16 (Pelsor), turn east on 16 to Ben Hur; then south about 1 1/2 miles to Forest Road 1205, keep on Forest Road 1205 for 10-12 miles to Richland Creek Campground located on the eastern edge of the wilderness area. Much of the wilderness is bounded by Forest Road 1205 offering many access points.