Camas Trail #490/#490A

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

This trail has great views of the White River Canyon and is especially nice in the spring and fall months. This is a very popular four mountain biking and is featured on the Bear Springs Trap Mountain Bike event. Restroom facilities are available at the Junction with Clear Creek trail.

This trail follow Camas Creek and Clear Creek from Camas Prairie to Keeps Mill Campground.   From the Camas Prairie trailhead, the trail leaves a meadow and heads east into thick ponderosa pine.  Approximately 1.2 miles from the trailhead, the trail climbs a short, steep hill to Forest Road 2120-240.  Cross the paved road and continue 1.75 miles to Forest Road 2120.  Cross Forest Road 2120 and continue 0.35 mile to the upper trailhead at Keeps Mill Campground.

Trail maintenance is accomplished thanks to the help of the 44 Trails Association and Hurricane Racing.

Link to Trail Description and Map (PDF File)

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed due to the White River Fire
Open Season: April
Usage: Light
Best Season: Spring/Fall
Restrictions: No motor bikes
Closest Towns: Maupin, OR
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Barlow Ranger District, Dufur Ranger Station

General Information

Directions:

From Portland, OR take US Hwy 26 45 miles east of Sandy to OR Hwy 216. Go east on OR Hwy 216 for 3.5 miles to Forest Road 2120. Turn left (north) and follow paved Forest Road 2120 1 mile to the junction with Forest Road 240. Turn left (west) on Forest Road 240 (pavement ends shortly) for 1.2 miles to the trailhead at Camas Prairie (there is a corral just west of the trailhead). Off-road parking is available.


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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
3.1 miles

  Elevation : 
2560' - 3160'

 

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