McCully Trailhead


Lrage gravel parking area wiht trucks at McCully Trailhead

Located on the northeast side of the Eagle Cap Wilderness, the McCully Trailhead is a large facility for both stock users and hikers. Set in a warm open ponderosa pine forest, it has some great views of the Wallowa Valley. This trailhead provides access to McCully Creek Trail #1812 which head south into the wilderness.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Current Conditions
Reservations: This site is not reservable.
Area Amenities: Toilets,Parking
Fees $5/vehicle/day, or Northwest Forest Pass, or any form of the America the Beautiful National Pass.
Permit Info: All visitors to the Eagle Cap Wilderness must obtain a Wilderness Visitor Permit before entering the area. Only one permit is required per group and there is no fee for the permits. Registration and Permit boxes are located at each trailhead near the information board. The permits are self-issued.
Open Season: May
Usage: Light
Restrictions: General rules of use and restrictions apply for this developed recreation site. Wilderness Regulations apply within Eagle Cap Wildernes.
Closest Towns: Joseph, Oregon (10.5 miles); Enterprise, Oregon (17 miles)
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Wallowa Mountains Office

General Information


From Enterprise, Oregon travel south on Oregon State 82 to Joseph for about 6.5 miles; In Joseph turn left on Oregon State 350 and go for about 5 miles to Tucker Down Road (to Ferguson Ski Area); Turn right on Tucker Down Road (County Road 633) and go 3 miles where road then becomes Forest Road 3920; Continue on Forest Road 3920 for about 1.3 miles the road fork; Take the right fork onto Forest Road 3920012 and go 0.5 miles to trailhead entrance on your right.

Note: You will need to obtain a valid day pass (or season pass) for each day your vehicle is at a fee site-even if you intend to stay for several days in the backcountry.  

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Toilets Vault toilet
Parking Large parking area for trucks and trailers
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