Cedar Grove Botanical Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Cedar Grove Botanical Area covers about 26 acres and contains the only isolated stand of Alaska yellow cedar east of the Cascades in the United States. This grove, is located on the northeast slope of Aldrich Mountain at the head of Buck Cabin Creek. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 01/08/2021: The trail is open, however the road leading to the trail and the area my be inaccessible to passenger vehicle due to snow, ice and mud. Please remember that if you pack it in, please pack it out with you.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Mt. Vernon, OR
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From John Day, OR., travel west on US Highway 26 approximately 18 miles to Forest Service Road 21 (Fields Creek).  Proceed south on Forest Service Road 21 for approximately 9 miles to the junction of Forest Service Road 2150.  Follow Forest Service Road 2150, 5 miles to the trailhead.



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