Windy Saddle Horse Camp

  

Mountain horse camp with truck and trailer

Located on Windy Saddle above the Hells Canyon Wilderness, the Windy Saddle Horse Camp is a small campground with 4 campsites. The campground has long camp spurs for trailers, an overflow parking area for stock trailers or day use, hitching rails and a loading ramp. Windy Saddle Trailhead

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations are needed for this site.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees No fee.
Open Season: Late June
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: General rules of use and restrictions apply for this developed recreation site. Wilderness Regulations apply within Hells Canyon Wildernes.
  • Motorized vehicles, bicycles, carts, hang glider and other mechanical equipment is prohibited in the Wilderness area.
Closest Towns: Riggins, Idaho(18 miles)
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Wallowa Mountains Office

General Information

Directions:

From Riggins, Idaho travel south on Highway 95 for 1.3 miles to Seven Devils Road (becomes Forest Road 517); Turn right on Seven Devils Road and go 17 miles to trailhead and horse camp road junction; Take a right at the road junction and continue on towards the Heaven's Gate Lookout for about 0.1 miles to the horse camp entrance road (one way traffic); Follow this road around to the horse camp.
 

ADVISORY: Forest Road 517 is very steep, and narrow. Low clearance vehicles, RVs and vehicles pulling trailers are not recommened or advised to use caution when traveling the upper sections of this road. The road can also be slippery when wet or frozen and is not recommended for trailers in the late fall and winter.


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Amenities

Camping trailer 4 tent or trailer campsites
Toilets Vault toilet
Picnic tables At Each campsite
Parking Overflow trailer parking at upper end
Tent camping 4 tent or trailer campsites