Trail Report - Wallowa Mtns and Eagle Cap Wilderness

This trail report provides the known conditions for the main summer recreation trails in the Wallowa Mountains and Eagle Cap Wilderness.

A 'maintained' trail has been reviewed by a district recreation manager, the known hazards (e.g. rock slides, broken trees and branches) have been removed and annual maintenance tasks have been completed.

  • “User Reports under “Conditions/Notes” in the following tables are not validated by Forest Service personnel; however information is shared for the benefit of all users.”

  • “Hazards may occur at any time so always be prepared for unplanned events creating hazards such as downed trees, water crossings, water on trails, rocks on trails, etc.”

  • "Wilderness Permits are required on all trails in the Eagle Cap Wilderness and are available at all Eagle Cap Wilderness trailheads."

  • There are several "Fee" sites on the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest. A variety of Recreation Passes are available to forest visitors.

Eagle Cap Wilderness Trails - All trails in the Eagle Cap Wilderness are currently snow covered. The trailheads are accessible by skis or snowshoes. The access roads are not plowed with the exception of the trailheads starting from Wallowa Lake. Additional information can be found at the Wallowa Avalanche Center

                       

Trail Name

Miles Trail Access
Maintained
Conditions/Notes
 
Bear Creek
#1653
 

17.5

 
No
12/10/2013
 
 

Bowman #1651

8.6

Bowman Trailhead
No
12/10/2013
 

Cliff River #1885

8.6

Summit Point Trailhead

No
12/10/2013
 
Copper Creek
#1656
5
Two Pan Trailhead
No
12/10/2013
 
Dollar Lake
#1802
4.9 Tenderfoot Trailhead
No
12/10/2013
 

East Eagle #1910

 11.3

East Eagle Trailhead

No
12/10/2013

 

East Fork Lostine #1662

6.1

Two Pan Trailhead

No
12/10/2013

 

East Fork Wallowa #1804

8.6

Wallowa Lake Trailhead

No
12/10/2013
 

Elk Creek #1944

11.8

Buck Creek Trailhead

No
12/10/2013

 

 

Falls Creek
#1753
2.4
Hurricane Creek Trailhead
No
12/10/2013
 

Francis Lake #1663

7.7

Bowman-Francis Lake Trailhead

No
12/10/2013

 

High Wallowa Loop National Recreation Trail #1813

0.3

Wallowa Lake Tramway

No
12/10/2013
 

Horse Ranch #1908

7.7

Moss Springs Trailhead

No
12/10/2013

 

Hurricane  #1807
9.7
No
12/10/2013
 
Ice Lake
#1808
3.9
No
12/10/2013
 

Lick Creek #1809

4.2

Lick Creek Trailhead

No
12/10/2013

 

Little Kettle Creek #1945

5.7

East Eagle Trailhead

No
12/10/2013
 

Main Eagle #1922

 14.7

Main Eagle Trailhead

No
12/10/2013

 

Maxwell Lake #1674

3.6

Maxwell Lake Trailhead

No
12/10/2013
 

McCully Creek Trailhead #1812

7.6

McCully Trailhead

No
12/10/2013
 

Minam Lake #1670

5.9

Two Pan Trailhead

No
12/10/2013
 

Minam River #1673

44.8

Wildlife Flats (Ford)

No
12/10/2013

 USER REPORT 4/10/2014: Several downed trees, but easy to go around. Wildflowers such as trillium, bluebells and biscuitroot are beginning to bloom.

North Fork Catherine Creek #1905

14.5

North Fork Catherine Creek Trailhead

No
12/10/2013

 

Rock Springs #1928

3

Rock Springs Trailhead

No
12/10/2013
 

South Fork Imnaha #1816

 15.8

Indian Crossing Trailhead

No
12/10/2013
 

Standley Ridge #1677

5.4

Bear Wallow Trailhead

No
12/10/2013

 

Tenderfoot Wagon Road #1819

 9.7

Tenderfoot (Big Sheep Creek ) Trailhead

No
12/10/2013

 

West Eagle #1934

11.4

West Eagle Meadows Trailhead

No
12/10/2013

 

West Fork Wallowa #1820

11.2

Wallowa Lake Trailhead                                  

No
12/10/2013    

 

 

Southern Wallowa Mountains                              

Trail Name Miles Trail Access
      Maintained       
Conditions/Notes

Clear Creek #1867        

6.8

Clear Creek Trailhead or Deadman Canyon Trailhead

No
12/10/2013

 

Deadman #1869

6

Deadman Canyon Trailhead

No
12/10/2013

 

East Fork #1865 6.8 Cornucopia Trailhead
No
12/10/2013
 

Lake Fork #1876

10.6

Lake Fork Trailhead or Lake Fork West Traihead

No
12/10/2013
 

Martin Bridge #1878

 5.7

Eagle Forks Trailhead

No
12/10/2013
 

Pine Lakes #1880

8.2

Cornucopia Trailhead

No
12/10/2013
 
Sugarloaf #1887   8.8 Twin Lakes Trailhead
No
12/10/2013
 
Twin Lakes #1874   2.7 Twin Lakes Campground
No
12/10/2013