Pine Creek Trail #201

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This trail provides access to the backbone of the Strawberry Mountains within Strawberry Mountain Wilderness.  Hores back riders and hikers can enjoy this trail set amongst Ponderosa Pines in the wilderness.  Hikers and horse back riders can each enjoy a day hike or connect to other trails in the wilderness for longer multiday hikes and rides.  The trail was burned over in 2015, visitors should be prepared for downed trees and other hazards.  This dirt surface trail has an 800 foot elevation gain. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 6/1/2020: The trail is open. Visitors may encounter downed trees, snow and muddy conditions along the trail. Please if you Pack it in/Pack it out- anything you bring with you into the forest, please take home with you. This includes packing out all trash yours and others. Examples: cigarette butts, cans, bottles, and food. Please follow local and state health guidelines.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness Regulations apply. Motorized and mountain bike use prohibited.
Closest Towns: Prairie City, OR
Information Center: Prairie City Ranger District

General Information


From Prairie City, OR., travel west approximately 6 miles on US Highway 26 to the junction with County Road 54.  Follow County Road 54, which becomes Forest Service Road 5401. Follow Forest Service Road 5401 approximatley 2 miles to the junction of Forest Service Road 811 all the way to the Pine Creek Trailhead.



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  Area/Length : 
12.68 miles

  Elevation : 
6400 - 7200