Teepee Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Provides access to: East  Butte Trail #3112Mt. Misery Trail #3113 and Turkey Creek Trail #3136 which all access Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness. Take Mt. Misery Trail #3113 to Oregon Butte and meet Smooth Ridge Trail #3105. There is a view from Teepee Trailhead toward the southwest.

A stock trough at the trailhead is located about 40 yards north down the hill, and 1.5 miles down the road is Moolack Springs, one of the coldest springs on the District.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Trails/Trailheads are considered open although they may have snow and downed trees blocking the path. Please call the Pomeroy Ranger District Office for up-to-date information.
Fees $5/vehicle/day
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Busiest Season: Oct.-Nov.
Restrictions: Wilderness restrictions apply
  • Weed free hay is required on the Umatilla National Forest. 
  • This is a pack it in pack it out site.
Closest Towns: Dayton, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Pomeroy Ranger District 

General Information


From Dayton, WA, take 4th Street south off Highway 12 for about 4 blocks. Turn east onto the Eckler Mountain Road (also the road to the city cemetery). Follow road about 15 miles. Where there is a stone monument at a Y in the road, turn right on to Kendall Skyline Road 46 for 12 miles to Godman Guard Station. Turn left below Godman on to Forest Service Road 4608. Take all main right turns for 5 miles to Teepee Trailhead.

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