Sheep Creek Trail #371

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This trail follows along Sheep Creek, through timber.  Towards the end of the trail hikers will be up towards the top of lookout mountain allowing scenic views of the surrounding forest including Glacier Mountain to the north east.  This trail connects to other trails such as Sunshine Flat Trail #369 and Horseshoe Trail #363 allowing visitors options for longer hikes. 

The trail is lightly used and becomes busier during big game hunting seasons in late fall and into winter. 

Motor bike riders and horse back riders use this trail please be prepared to share the trail. 

If you pack it in remember to pack it out. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 9/17/2020: The trail is open and has been cleared of downed trees and debris excpet the top 3/4 mile. 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
Closest Towns: Prairie City, OR

General Information

Directions:

From 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 them becomes County Road 62. Follow County Road 62 approximately 8 miles to the junction with Forest Road 13 also known as Deardorff Road.  Turn onto Forest Road 13 and follow for approximately 12 miles to the trailhead.


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Activities


Bicycling

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Mountain Biking

Mountain bikers can enjoy this 5.4 mile trail that follows Sheep Creek.  Riders can connect to other trails such as Horseshoe Trail #363 or the Sunshine Flat Trail #369 to make a longer ride. 

The trail is used by hikers and horse back riders, please be prepared to share the trail.


Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
5.4 miles

  Latitude : 
44.283768

  Longitude : 
-118.4020

  Elevation : 
5000 - 8000

 



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