Riley Creek Trail #216

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This trail travels along Riley Creek and provides access to McClellan Mountain Trail #216 and the McClellan Mountain Semi-Primitive Roadless Area, which is closed to all motorized vehicles.  The trail allows visitors a wonderful hike in a quiet setting.  The trail is a soft compacted earth starting at Riley Creek Trailhead and continueing along the McClellan Mountain Trail #216.  After connecting to the Fields Peak Trail it becomes a more rutted road surface and pretty steep.  The trail traverses through beautiful wooded areas connecting with McClellan Mountain trail allowing for beautiful views of McClellan Mountain and Riley Mountain.  Parking is limited to passenger vehicles. Parking for vehicles pulling trailers is vailable at the junction of Forest Road 2190 and Forest Road 2190589.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 9/17/2020: The trail is open. 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: Motorized use prohibited.
Closest Towns: Prairie City, OR

General Information

Directions:

From John Day, OR., take US Highway 395 approximately 15 miles to the junction with County road 63.  Follow County road 63 west approximately 6 miles to Forest Road 21.  Follow Forest Road 21 approximately 5 miles to the junction with Forest Road 2190. The trailhead is located at the end of Forest Road 2190.


Parking:

Parking is limited to passenger vehicles.


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Activities


Bicycling

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Mountain Biking

This trail makes an excellent ride through beautifully wooded area and summits McClellan Mountain Trail #216.  At the summit riders can enjoy a beautiful view of both McClellan and Riley Mountains. 

Please remember this trail is used also used by hikers and horse back riders.  Be prepared to share the trail.


Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Hunting

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Nature Viewing

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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
2.2 miles

  Latitude : 
44.309125

  Longitude : 
-119.1778

  Elevation : 
4500 - 4700

 



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