Horseshoe Trail #363

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The trail begins as a narrow dirt road, narrowing to a shared use trail after about 3/4 of a mile. You may encounter motorized users.The trail climbs abruptly up and continues to be fairly steep. Water is not available and must be carried in. The trail runs through a brushy area that was burned in a wildfire.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 9/17/2020: The trail is open. The trail has been cleared of downed trees and debris. Please remember that if you pack it in, please pack it out with you.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Prairie City, OR

General Information


From Prairie City, OR., turn onto South Main Street.  Follow South Main Street to the junction with Bridge Street.  Turn left onto Bridge Street and continue past the cemetary, the road then becomes County Road 62.  Follow County Road 62 to the junction with Forest Service Road 13.  Follow Forest Service Road 13 approximately 12 miles to the trailhead.

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Mountain Biking

This trail is a nice 6 mile ride through a beautifully forested area. Those wishing to ride further can connect to other trails such as the Sunshine Flat Trail #369 adding another 3.7 miles to the ride.  At the same junction with Sunshine Flat Trail #369 riders can also connect to Sheep Creek Trail #371 and travel another 5.4 miles.  Riders can then connect to Forest Road 13 and travel north approximately 3 miles to connect back to the horseshoe trail.

This trail is used by hikers, horseback riders as well as OHV riders please be prepared to share the trail.


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Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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  Area/Length : 
6.0 miles

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  Elevation : 
5000 - 7800