Hurricane Creek XC Ski Trail #XC-8205

  

Hurricane Creek Cross Country Ski  Trail (#XC-8205) is located in Hurricane Creek southwest of Joseph, Oregon. The trail is popular with cross country (XC) skiers and snowshoers. Extending 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) along the snow covered forest road, visitors can enjoy winter scenery of the canyon and adjacent creek. The trail is rated 'easy' to 'more difficult'.

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations are needed to use this site.
Fees No fees are required for this site.
Open Season: December
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: General rules of use and restrictions apply for this developed recreation site.
Closest Towns: Joseph, Oregon (4.2 miles) and Enterprise, Oregon (7 miles)
Water: None available
Restroom: None available in winter

General Information

Directions:

From Enterprise, Oregon heading south on Highway 82 turn right on Hurricane Creek Road/ South River Street. Follow Hurricane Cr. Road (approx. 7 miles), turning right off the pavement at Hurricane Creek Grange to stay on Hurricane Creek Rd. to the the National Forest boundary; There is a wide spot in the road here where you can park. Typically the county snow plows burm up the snow at this point.

From Joseph, Oregon heading south on Highway 82 turn right on East Wallowa Ave/ Airport Lane; On East Wallowa Ave/ Airport Road and go 2.1 miles to Hurricane Creek Road; At Hurricane Creek Grange, turn left and go 2.1 miles to the National Forest boundary; There is a wide spot in the road here where you can park. Typically the county snow plows burm up the snow at this point.


Activities


Winter Sports

Hide detail HIDE

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
2.0 miles

  Elevation : 
4700 feet - 5200 feet

 



https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/wallowa-whitman/recreation/hiking/recarea/?recid=51687&actid=91