Pole Bridge Picnic Area


Information sign in a shady forested picnic area with road bridge in background

The Pole Bridge Picnic Area is a small picnic site located along the Wild and Scenic Lostine River. Nestled in a cool fir and pine tree forest, the picnic area is popular during the summer for local and regional campers visiting the Lostine Canyon and Eagle Cap Wilderness.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Current Conditions
Operational Hours: Day use only.
Reservations: This site is not reservable.
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees No fees or passes are required for this site.
Open Season: May
Usage: Light
Restrictions: General rules of use and restrictions apply for this developed recreation site.
Closest Towns: Enterprise, Oregon (18 miles); Lostine, Oregon (8 miles)
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Wallowa Mountains Office

General Information


From Enterprise, Oregon travel northwest on State Highway 82 to Lostine; In Lostine go 7 miles south on the Lostine River Road to Forest boundary; Lostine River Road turns into Forest Road 8210; Travel on Forest Road 8210 up the Lostine Canyon for 0.6 more miles to picnic area entrance on the left side of road. The forest roads are gravel surface.

Recreation Map

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Picnic tables 2 tables and firerings
Toilets Vault toilet
Parking Limited for 2-3 cars
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4080 feet