Skyline Trail #385

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This trail leads along the backbone of the Strawberry Mountains, in the eastern end of the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness. It allows access to the upper end of the Big Creek drainage and to both Slide Lake and High Lake. This trail is used primarily by big game hunters and horse users. The west end of the trail was burned in a 1990 fire.

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.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness Regulations apply
Closest Towns: John Day, ORPrairie City, OR
Information Center: Prairie City Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

From the town of Prairie City, OR., turn onto South Main Street.  Follow South Main Street to the junction with Bridge Street, turn left onto Bridge Street.  Follow Bridge Street past the local cemetary the road then becomes County Road 62, continue on County Road 62 for approximately 17 miles to the junction with Forest Road 101 on the right.  Turn on to Forest Road 101 and follow for approximately 1 mile to the trailhead. 


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Activities


Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Hunting

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Nature Viewing

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
17.8 miles

  Latitude : 
44.239445

  Longitude : 
-118.5380

  Elevation : 
6100 - 8000

 



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