Siskiyou Crest Area, COA 104

Siskiyou Crest Photo Credit: Tiffany Stoddart

This area is a long east-west running ridgline typical of the unique geology and ecology of the Klamath Mountains. It contains the head-waters for a number of stream, large mature conifers, and open alpine meadows.

COA ID: 104

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

  • Oregon Department of Forestry
  • Southern Oregon Land Conservancy
  • US Forest Service

Special Features


  • Ashland Watershed
  • Pacific Crest Trail

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID KM-13 (Siskiyou Crest-Soda Mountain)

Protected Areas

  • Ashland
  • Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument
  • Hald Strawberry Park
  • Klamath National Forest
  • Lithia Park
  • Mount Ashland Winter Sports Recreation Area
  • Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest
  • Siskiyou Mountain Park
  • Soda Mountain Wilderness


Strategy Habitats

Specialized Local Habitats

  • Alpine Meadows
  • Springs, seeps, and headwaters

Strategy Species