No Name Trail

Oregon Caves National Monument
Located 12.9 miles from Cave Junction, Oregon (OR)
4 Stars
2,550 Steps 1  (1.1 mi)

The No Name Trail is accessed from the parking lot as you enter the monument, behind the Oregon Caves entrance sign. The trail is shaded and scenic; there are streams and dense forest as well as two waterfalls to see. The trail is steep, but there are several opportunities to relax and catch a breath on one of the benches located along the trail.

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The No Name Trail has a maximum elevation of 4,010 ft (1,222 m), a minimum elevation of 3,730 ft (1,137 m), and an elevation range of 280 ft (85 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
2,5501.1 mi3,730 ft4,010 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
33 min25.3304 ft317 ft
[ B to A ]
34 min26.4317 ft304 ft

What is the length of the No Name Trail?

The length of the trail is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) or 2,550 steps.

How long does it take to hike the No Name Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the trail in 33 min in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 34 min in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the trail while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.

Topo Maps

Download the free No Name Trail topo map and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Oregon Caves National Monument topographic maps. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

  1. Northwest Topo Map: Holland, OR
  2. North Topo Map: Kerby Peak, OR
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Williams, OR
  4. West Topo Map: Takilma, OR
  5. Topo Map: Oregon Caves, OR
  6. East Topo Map: Grayback Mountain, OR
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Polar Bear Mountain, CA
  8. South Topo Map: Deadman Point, OR
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Figurehead Mountain, CA

Is there a No Name trail map?

Yes, and it's free! The No Name Trail is located on the Oregon Caves topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.



  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the gain divided by twelve, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain (cumulative elevation gain) is the sum of every gain in elevation.
  8. Loss (cumulative elevation loss) is the sum of every loss in elevation.