The Maidu segment parallels the North Umpqua River up to the Tolo Creek Trail junction and then enters the Mt. Thielsen Wilderness. Turning away from the river, it climbs into a large Lodgepole pine flat offering spectacular views of Diamond Peak and Kelsay Valley, then proceeds into the rocky bluffs. After the trail passes Maidu Lake it continues on to the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail #2000.
Directions: From Roseburg, Travel east on Highway 138 to Forest Service Road #60, the Windigo Pass Road. Follow this 4.5 miles and turn right onto FS Road 6000-958, the Kelsay Valley Road. The trailhead is at the end of the road, 1.5 miles). North Umpqua Trail is accessed by following the Windigo Pass Trail #1412 for 0.1 miles and then Trail #1412A for 0.2 miles.
The Maidu segment of the North Umpqua Trail is nine miles long and enters the Mount Thielsen Wilderness.
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