Low Saddle Trailhead


Toilet building at a mountain trailhead in the pine trees

Low Saddle Trailhead is located along the Stormy Point North Trail (#108) just north of the Hells Canyon Wilderness area. This rustic facility allows hikers and rider a place to begin their visit or to pick up others coming out of the wilderness. Taking a short hike towards the canyon presents a fantastic view of Hells Canyon.

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations are needed for this site.
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees No fee.
Open Season: June
Usage: Light
Restrictions: General rules of use and restrictions apply for this developed recreation site.Wilderness Regulations apply within Hells Canyon Wildernes. Advisory: No motor vehicles are authorized beyond the gate and fence towards the canyon.
  • Motorized vehicles, bicycles, carts, hang glider and other mechanical equipment is prohibited in the Wilderness area.
Closest Towns: Riggins, Idaho (24 miles)
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Wallowa Mountains Office

General Information


From Riggins, Idaho travel north on Highway 95 for 1.5 miles for Forest Road 241 (Race Creek Road); Travel up Race Creek Road for 3 miles to Bean Creek Road Junction keep right and stay on Forest Road 241 for 9 more miles to junction with Forest Road 420 (Iron Phone Junction); At Forest Road 420 junction turn left and go south for about 2 miles to Forest Road 1819 (Cold Springs Road); Travel about 9 miles on Forest Road 1819 to the trailhead.

Advisory: Many of these roads are narrow, steep and winding and are suitable for high clearance and 4x4 vehicles only.

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Toilets Vault toilet
Picnic tables
Parking Undesignated parking area for trucks and trailers