Field's Peak Trail #212

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This trail provides access to Fields Peak, elevation 7362', and McClellan Mountain Trail #216. The McClellan Mountain Semi-Primitive Non-Motorized area is adjacent to the Fields Peak Trail.  Visitors to the area can enjoy beautiful spring wildflowers, as well as numerous opportunities for wildlife viewing ncluding birds, deer, and wild horses. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 12/11/2018: Winter weather conditions have arrived across the Malheur with persistent snow levels dropping to lower elevations. Forest Service roads are not plowed or maintained throughout the winter. Be equipped for rapidly changing weather situations (rain, mud, and snow), plan ahead, and travel prepared. Always let someone know of your plan and expected location. The Field's Peak Trail is part of the larger Riley Creek / Field's Peak / McClellan Mountain trail system. This route offers spectacular mountain vistas of the John Day Valley and Aldrich Mountains.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Mt Vernon, OR

General Information


From John Day, OR., travel west on US Highway 26 for approximately 18 miles to Forest Service Road 21. Drive south on Forest Service Road 21 for approximately 8 miles to the junction with Forest Service Road 2100115. There will be a sign along the road indicating the direction to McClellan Trailhead. Drive east on Forest Service Road 2100115 for 1/4 mile to Forest Service Road 2160. Drive south on Forest Service Road 2160 for a short distance to Forest Service Road 2160041. Continue driving south on Forest Service Road 2160041 to the trailhead.


Parking is available to several passenger vehicles and stock trailers.

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  Area/Length : 
4.0 miles

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  Elevation : 
6600 - 7400