Slide Connector Trail #386

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The trail starts at Slide Creek Campground just across from Slide Horse Campground and then travels along Slide Creek leading into the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness.  Visitors will travel along the creek past Aspen trees leading into the wilderness through beautiful Ponderosa Pine trees.  The hard packed earth trail connects with Skyline Trail #385, allowing for many different options for longer hikes and rides.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 08/12/2021: The trail is open. 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.  Please use certified weed free hay and take what you do not use home.
Closest Towns: Prairie City, OR.
Water: Stream
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Parking for this trail is at the Slide Creek Campground or Slide Horse Campground.


From Prairie City, OR., turn onto South Main Street.  Follow South Main Street to the juntion with Bridge Street. Turn left onto Bridge Street, from Bridge Street turn onto the first right hand turn.  This is also Bridge Street.  Follow Bridge Street to the city limits.  The road then becomes County Road 60.  Follow County Road 60 approximately 9 miles the road then turns into Forest Road 6001.  The trailhead is at Slide Creek Campground approximately 0.5 miles on Forest Road 6001. 



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