Welcome to the Siskiyou Upland Trails Association Website!

The Siskiyou Upland Trails Association (SUTA) develops and maintains a non-motorized community trail system focused on the ridges between Jacksonville and Ashland – including Bald Mountain, Point Mountain, Anderson Butte and many unnamed mountains.

Our community trail system currently includes the Sterling Mine Ditch Trail – an historic and state-scenic trail with seven trail heads totaling about 26 miles and Phase I of the Jack-Ash Trail, with four trail heads, totaling 15 miles. These trails are open for equestrians, hikers, runners, and bicyclists.

The Jack-Ash Trail is a new trail being developed in two phases:  Phase 1 connects both ends of the Sterling Mine Ditch Trail using new trails and existing dirt roads creating about 42 miles of trails and loops, all located on federal lands managed by the Medford BLM. 

Phase 1 of our trail was approved by the Medford BLM in September 2016 and construction began November 6th, 2016. As of July 2017, the trail is now OPEN! with many thanks to very dedicated teams of people!  Phase 2 of the Jack-Ash trail planning and development will occur over the next several years and connect to the Jacksonville, Ashland, and Applegate Ridge Trail systems. The Phase 2 route is proposed through federal lands managed by the BLM and the US Forest Service, as well as private property.

Featured Video

Sterling Mine Ditch Trail video by Jeffrey Judkins ~July 2014

UPCOMING EVENTS

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8:30 am Little Applegate TH Trail Work P... @ Little Applegate Trailhead
Little Applegate TH Trail Work P... @ Little Applegate Trailhead
Feb 24 @ 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Little Applegate TH Trail Work Party - February 24, 2018 @ Little Applegate Trailhead | Buncom | Oregon | United States
This month we will work from the Little Applegate Trailhead toward Tunnel Ridge TH. With the ridiculously warm weather we
Mar
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Sat
2018
8:30 am Trail Work Party – March 17, 2018 @ TBD
Trail Work Party – March 17, 2018 @ TBD
Mar 17 @ 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Trail Work Party - March 17, 2018 @ TBD | Buncom | Oregon | United States
Come Join a SUTA Trail Work Party Spring 2018 on the Sterling Mine Ditch Trail and the Jack-Ash Trail All
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Sat
2018
8:30 am Trail Work Party – April 14, 2018 @ TBD
Trail Work Party – April 14, 2018 @ TBD
Apr 14 @ 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Trail Work Party - April 14, 2018 @ TBD | Buncom | Oregon | United States
Come Join a SUTA Trail Work Party Fall 2017 – Spring 2018 on the Sterling Mine Ditch Trail and the

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DONATIONS ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED!

SUTA is a volunteer organization and relies on donations from users like you to create and maintain the community trail system we all enjoy.

Please consider a tax-deductible donation to

SUTA for 2017.

You can either donate using PAYPAL or send your donations to:
SUTA, PO BOX 901, Jacksonville OR 97530

SUTA is an IRS approved 501(c3) non-profit. All donations are tax deductible.

OR by Donating via RAZOO ~ Fundraising to continue the Jack-Ash Trail

See Our RAZOO Page Here

OUR CURRENT TRAIL PROJECT


On Sunday, November 6, 2016, members of the Medford BLM and the Siskiyou Upland Trails Association, armed with chainsaws, began an impressive effort to build the Jacksonville-Ashland trail, a.k.a., the Jack-Ash Trail.  Branches were heaved, poison oak was pulled, and dead trees dragged off the trail.  Slow slogging and dense manzanita in places didn’t stop the crew, who finished nearly 3/4 of a mile of trail.

The work on this trail continues  in to 2017!

Thank you for your support!

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SUPPORT SUTA

SUTA is a volunteer organization and relies on donations from users like you to create and maintain the community trail system we all enjoy.
Please consider a tax-deductible donation to SUTA for 2017.
You can either donate using PAYPAL or send your donations to:
SUTA, PO BOX 901, Jacksonville OR 97530