Davis Creek West Trailhead

Area Status: Unreachable

The roads to the western trailhead is very rough and not recommended for passenger vehicles.  This trailhead can be a great point for being dropped off, allowing the visitors to hike, bike, motor bike to the connecting trailhead where a pickup vehicle can be staged to meet after the hike or ride. The trailhead is for the Davis Creek Trail #244, this trail is very rocky and rugged and is recommended for more experienced riders.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Visitors should be prepared for rapidly changing weather conditions. Please remember that if you pack it in, please pack it out with you.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: John Day, OR
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From the town of Prairie City, OR., travel approximately 12 miles east on US Highway 26 to the junction with US Highway 7.  Follow US Highway 7 for approximately 1 mile to the junction with County Road 20.  Follow County Road 20 for approximately 7 miles to the junction with Forest Service Road 2050. Drive approximately 1/4 mile to the trailhead. DO NOT TURN UP THE HILL AWAY FROM THE CREEK. Forest Service Road 2050072 up the creek bottom becomes impassable, you may use this road as part of the trail.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

This trailhead allows access to the Davis Creek Trail #244.  This 9.1 mile trail is rugged and very rocky.  This trail is a used by OHV, bicycle and horse back riders please be prepared to share the trail.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities



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