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.

  • Any 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 and changing weather conditions may occur at any time so always be prepared for unplanned events. Typical conditions may include downed trees, high-water crossings, water and rock slides on trails, late spring or early fall snow storms on roads and trails.

  • 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.

**PLEASE NOTE AND FOLLOW ALL USE REGULATIONS FOR THE EAGLE CAP WILDERNESS POSTED HERE**

 

Interactive Trails Map for Eagle Cap Wilderness

Interactive Trails Map For Eagle Cap Wilderness

 

 

 

Wallowa Mountains / Eagle Cap Wilderness

Trail Name

Miles

Trail Access

Maintained

Conditions

 Bear Creek #1653

17.5

 Boundary Campground

 

See above Interactive Trails map for details and date maintained.

 

Bowman #1651

8.6

Bowman Trailhead

 

 

 

Breshears  Grande Ronde Ridge OHV Trail #O-1916    

 

 

Cliff River #1885

8.6

Summit Point Trailhead

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Copper Creek #1656

5

Two Pan Trailhead

 

 

 

 

 

Dollar Lake #1802

4.9

Tenderfoot Trailhead

 

 

 

 

 

East Eagle #1910

11.3

East Eagle Trailhead

 

 

East Fork Lostine #1662

6.1

Two Pan Trailhead

 

 

East Fork Wallowa #1804

8.6

Wallowa Lake Trailhead

 

REPORT 6/20/2022

Hikers went 3-4 miles in and were in soft snow and approx 3 foot deep

Elk Creek #1944

11.8

Buck Creek Trailhead

 

 

Falls Creek #1753

2.4

Hurricane Creek Trailhead

 

 

Francis Lake #1663

7.7

Bowman-Francis Lake Trailhead

 

 

Grande Ronde Ridge (Breshears) OHV Trail #O-1916    

 

 

High Wallowa Loop National Recreation Trail #1813

0.3

Wallowa Lake Tramway

 

 

Horse Ranch #1908

7.7

Moss Springs Trailhead

 

6/10/2022

TH still under snow

Huckleberry

#1667& 1665

3.5

 Huckleberry Trailhead

 

 

 

 

 

Hurricane  #1807

9.7

Hurricane Creek Trailhead

 

REPORT 5/19/2022

TH to Slick Rock- trail is open adn accessible. there was minimal snow on the ground. Falls Ck is crossable with caution. Sandals are recommended

*please pack out or bury your dog feces*

Ice Lake

#1820 to #1808

7.9

Wallowa Lake Trailhead

 

 

 

**Caution: There has been a mountain goat observed in the Ice Lake area engaging with camps**

Imnaha River

#1816

  Indian Crossing Trailhead

 

 
Lakes Basin #1810/ #1810A    

 

REPORT 6/20/2022

Still not accessible. Snow in the area and Lakes are still frozen

Lick Creek #1809

4.2

Lick Creek Trailhead

 

 

Little Kettle Creek #1945

5.7

East Eagle Trailhead

 

 

Main Eagle #1922

14.7

Main Eagle Trailhead

 

6/10/2022

You can access the TH

Maxwell Lake #1674

3.6

Maxwell Lake Trailhead

 

 

McCully Creek Trailhead #1812

7.6

McCully Trailhead

 

 

Minam Lake (West Fork Lostine) #1670

5.9

Two Pan Trailhead

 

 

Minam River #1673

44.8

Wildlife Flats (Ford)

 

 

 

North Fork Catherine Creek #1905

14.5

North Fork Catherine Creek Trailhead

 

6/10/2022

You can access the TH

Rock Springs #1928

3

Rock Springs Trailhead

 

 

Standley Ridge #1677

5.4

Bear Wallow Trailhead

 

 

Tenderfoot Wagon Road #1819

9.7

Tenderfoot (Big Sheep Creek) Trailhead

 

 

 

West Eagle #1934

11.4

West Eagle Meadows Trailhead

 

6/10/2022

You can access the TH

West Fork Wallowa #1820

11.2

Wallowa Lake Trailhead

 

REPORT 6/20/2022

Able to make it to 6 mile meadow, but looking toward Lakes Basin there was still snow and the assumption that the lakes are still frozen.

Southern Wallowa Mountains                                                                                                                                                                

Trail Name
Miles
Trail Access
Maintained
Conditions

Clear Creek #1867

6.8

Clear Creek Trailhead or

Deadman Canyon Trailhead

 

6/10/2022

TH still under snow

Deadman #1869

6

Deadman Canyon Trailhead

 

6/10/2022

TH still under snow

East Fork #1865

6.8

Cornucopia Trailhead

 

 

 

Lake Fork #1876

10.6

Lake Fork Trailhead or

Lake Fork West Trailhead

 

6/10/2022

You can access the TH

Looking Glass #1921A

 

Main Eagle Trailhead

 

6/10/2022

You can access the TH

Martin Bridge #1878

5.7

Eagle Forks Trailhead

 

6/10/2022

You can access the TH

Pine Lakes #1880

8.2

Cornucopia Trailhead

 

 

Sugarloaf #1887

 

Sugarloaf Trailhead

 

6/10/2022

TH still under snow

Twin Lakes #1874

2.7

Twin Lakes Campground

 

6/10/2022

TH still under snow

 

*** Please be aware that there is a fire in the area of Tamarack and Visitors are advised to avoid the area if at all possible. More information can be found here: