Wallowa Mountain Loop Road (Forest Service Road 39) Updates

12/5/2015 Update: The Wallowa Mountain Loop Road (FSR 39) is currently open to snowmobile traffic as a designated snomobile route. Next summer's construction schedule:

•October 31, 2014 through June 15, 2015 (basically through the winter) closed on an as-needed basis
•June 16 to June 30, 2015, may be closed Tuesdays through Thursdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
•July 1, 2015 to October 15, 2015, visitors can expect up to one hour delays.
•FSR 66 will remain the detour route and available for travel pending weather and snow conditions.

11/5/2014 Update: *Forest Service Road 66 near Fish Lake has 3" of snow and is no longer recommended as a detour route for the 39 rd construction project.

9/30/2014 Update

9/12/2014 Update

8/26/2014 Update

7/17/2014 Update

6/23/2014 Update

6/19/2014 Update

6/11/2014 Update

5/22/2014 Update

5/01/2014 Update

4/15/2014 Maps and 2014 Construction Schedule

4/11/2014 Update

12/20/2013 Update

12/13/2013 Update

11/27/2013 Update

*Recent Reports (11/22/2013) indicate there may be up to 12 inches of snow and heavy ice on the 39 rd north of the construction area.

11/15/2013 Update

11/08/2013 Update

10/28/2013 Press Release


Image of Wallowa Mountains from the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway near Virtue Flat; lush sagebrush