Indian Creek Trail #364


Area Status: Unknown
  

This trail leads through alpine meadows and wild onion fields in the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness.  After the first 3 miles, water is available off and on. The trail is very steep at the lower end.

The trail has not been logged out or maintained for a few seasons and becomes hard to find. 

Indian Creek Trail Brochure

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
Restrictions: Wilderness Regulations apply. Motorized and mountain bike use prohibited.
Closest Towns: John Day, OR
Information Center: Prairie City Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

From Prairie City, OR., take US Highway 26 west approximately 4 miles to the junction with County Road 55. Follow County Road 55 about 3 miles to the junction with County Road 71.  Follow County Road 71 for approxmiately 2 miles to the junction with Forest Road 7101.  Follow Forest Road 7101 for approximately 3 miles. The trail begins on the right hand side of the road, just past the Forest Service boundary at the left hand curve.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Backpacking

Recreation areas with activity Backpacking:

Visitors to the trail travel through ponderosa pine trees into the wilderness.  Hikers should be aware that this trail has not been cleared out for a few seasons and is difficult to travel.  The trail becomes almost non-existant just a mile in, please use caution.

After the first 3 miles, water is available off and on. The trail is very steep at the lower end.

Horse Riding

Recreation areas with activity Horse Riding: See additional information under Backpacking.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Highlights

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
6.4 miles

  Latitude : 
44.361266

  Longitude : 
-118.7300

  Elevation : 
4600 - 7200