The Jack-Ash and Sterling Mine Ditch Trails – Trails in your Backyard

Jacksonville Public LIbrary @ 340 West C Street, Jacksonville, OR 97530, USA

This free event is sponsored by the Jacksonville Public Library and will be held at the library public meeting room. Two SUTA representatives will provide a talk about the history and plans for the future for the Jack-Ash and Sterling Mine Ditch Trails. We'll have lots of slides and information about how these trails came […]

Trail Work Party

The first trail maintenance work party for the Fall 2022/Winter 2023 season will be held on November 12, 2022.  Our work parties take place once a month from fall-early spring. Plan to meet at 9AM and work performing light vegetation trimming and tread work until 1 PM. Trail snacks and lunch are provided for volunteers! […]

Winter 2022-2023 Trail Work Party Dates

  Hey, friends of the Sterling Mine Ditch and Jack-Ash Trails! We have set the dates for our upcoming Fall 2022 thru Spring 2023 Volunteer Trail Work Parties!  We hope you will mark your calendars now and join us for a fun few hours of hiking and trail/trailhead work followed by a SUTA-provided lunch! See […]

Join us on Saturday, November 12th for our first trail work party of the 2022-2023 season! 

Join us on Saturday, November 12th for our first trail work party of the 2022-2023 season! The weather forecast as of now looks to be cold, but not raining, with even some sunshine! When:  Saturday, Nov 12th - 9:00 AM to 1:30PM (SUTA provides snacks and lunch!)Where:  Meet up at the Little Applegate Trailhead at 9:00.  (Little Applegate TH […]


Pacifica 14615 Water Gap Rd, Williams, OR, United States

Please join SUTA and ATA at our booth at the SISKIYOU CREST FESTIVAL to be held at Pacifica, near Williams, July 15-16, 2023! We will be staffing an informational table at the Crest Fest jointly with Applegate Trails Association (ATA) to provide info about our trails.  We will also be introducing the new "Oregon Signature […]

SUTA 2023-2024 Trail work party dates!

SUTA will be hosting trail work parties again for the Fall-2023 through Spring 2024 season on the 2nd Saturday of each month from November through April. The work parties are half-day events and SUTA provides trail snacks and lunch for all participants. Mark your Calendars now for the following dates and watch for notices announcing […]

REMINDER! Trail Work Party SATURDAY Dec. 9th, 2023 (Weather Dependent…stay tuned!)

Join us on Saturday, Dec. 9th, 2023 to help further our newest trail under construction. Meet-up at Wolf Gap trailhead at 8:30. FREE LUNCH after we work! (Watch the weather forecast and your email in case of cancellation)   When:  Saturday, Dec. 9th, 8:30 AM to 1:00PM - Weather permitting. (SUTA provides snacks and hot lunch!) Where: Meet-up […]

SUTA Trail Work Party Sat, April 13th, 2024 9:00-1:00 at Deming Trailhead

Join us on Saturday, April 13th, 2024 for our last regular volunteer work party of the season! We will do some light brushing and some tread repair on the Deming Gulch segment of the Sterling Mine Ditch Trail. The storm of early March was not kind to the trees in our region, and some have uprooted and […]

National Trails Day is June 1st, 2024

Siskiyou Uplands Trail Association (SUTA), in partnership with Medford District Bureau of Land Management and support from REI and Oregon Parks and Recreation Department Recreational Trails Program (RTP), has completed 5 miles of new trails! These wonderful new trails provide new scenic loop options between the Wolf Gap Trailhead and the Sterling Mine Ditch Trail […]