North Crane Trail #3171

Area Status: Open

This trail begins at Crane Creek Trailhead on Forest Road 73, about 6.5 miles north of Granite, and accesses North Fork John Day Wilderness.

This 2.5 mile trail heads north towards North Fork John Day Campground where it ends at North Fork John Day River Trail #3022 near the campground.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Forest trails are not maintained and typically not accessible from late fall through late spring due to snow. Please call the North Fork John Day Ranger District Office for up-to-date information.
Open Season: Late May
Restrictions: Wilderness restrictions apply
  • Trail closed to all motorized and mechanized equipment, including mountain bikes and carts.
  • Weed-free feed is required for stock animals.
Closest Towns: Granite, OR
Information Center: North Fork John Day Ranger District 


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  Area/Length : 
2.5 miles