Pioneer-Indian Trail #1300

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Native Americans and early settlers used this trail to travel from the Willamette Valley to the Pacific Coast. The trail runs over the top of Mt. Hebo, providing wonderful views of the Pacific Ocean. Sections of the trail are located in the Mt. Hebo Special Interest Area. Experience open mountain meadows and heavily forested areas on this 8 mile trail that begins at the Hebo Lake Day Use site (at Hebo Lake Campground) and ends at South Lake Dispersed Area.  The meadows in the Mt. Hebo Area are home to the Oregon silverspot butterfly, a sensitive species.

You can access the trail at Hebo Lake Day Use, South Lake Dispersed Area, or at the Mt. Hebo Horse Trailhead off of Forest Road 14, 0.6 miles east of Hebo Lake Campground.

Camping is prohibited within 200 feet of the trail and within the open meadows in the Mt. Hebo Special Interest Area.

At a Glance

Restrictions:
Water: No
Restroom: Yes at Hebo Lake and South Lake
Passes:
  • A valid Recreation Pass is required at Hebo Lake Day Use
  • No Recreation pass required at Pioneer-Indian Trailhead
Information Center: Hebo Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

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 Trail Map (Geospatial PDF ~ 2.0 mb)

Native Americans and early settlers used this trail to travel from the Willamette Valley to the Pacific Coast. The trail runs over the top of Mt. Hebo, providing wonderful views of the Pacific Ocean. Sections of the trail are located in the Mt. Hebo Special Interest Area.


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Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Horse Riding & Camping

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Highlights

  • Trail Maps
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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
8.0 miles

  Elevation : 
1,720 feet

 



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