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Recommended Routes in Umatilla National Forest - 1

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Favorite Ponderosa pine stands in the meadows of Buck Mountain.
Easy/Intermediate

Buck Mountain Trail - mid trail access

6.3 mi 10.1 km 590' Up 179.89 m Up 590' Down 179.81 m Down

Elgin, OR

Umatilla National Forest Hiking

  • 791 Miles 1,273 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 80 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 83 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 53 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Umatilla National Forest - 214

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1.9 mi 3.0 km #1Grouse Mountain Trail #3081
Intermediate
Athena, OR
Intermediate
Athena, OR
2.6 mi 4.1 km #2Prairie Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Elgin, OR
Easy/Intermediate
Elgin, OR
0.4 mi 0.6 km #3Hoot & Holler
Easy
Elgin, OR
Easy
Elgin, OR
12.1 mi 19.5 km #4Umatilla Rim Trail #3080
Intermediate
Elgin, OR
Intermediate
Elgin, OR
9.7 mi 15.6 km #5North Fork Walla Walla Trail #3222
Difficult
Milton-Freewater, OR
Difficult
Milton-Freewater, OR
27.9 mi 45.0 km #6North Fork John Day Trail
Intermediate
Baker City, OR
Intermediate
Baker City, OR
0.8 mi 1.4 km #7West Tiger Creek Trail #3229
Easy/Intermediate
Milton-Freewater, OR
Easy/Intermediate
Milton-Freewater, OR
18.6 mi 29.9 km #8South Fork Walla Walla Trail #3225
Intermediate
Athena, OR
Intermediate
Athena, OR
2.3 mi 3.8 km #9Tiger Creek
Intermediate/Difficult
Milton-Freewater, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Milton-Freewater, OR
4.5 mi 7.3 km #10Mottet/Sinks Trail #3233
Intermediate
Elgin, OR
Intermediate
Elgin, OR

Photos of Umatilla National Forest - 99

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Wildflowers in a meadow at roughly 3 miles
Jul 15, 2020 near Elgin, OR
Trail crossing Buck Creek
Nov 19, 2019 near Elgin, OR
Looking east into the Lick Creek drainage
Nov 6, 2019 near Athena, OR
View north below trailhead
Jul 8, 2019 near Milton-…, OR
Upper trail of North Fork commonly called the Coyote Ridge section.
Feb 24, 2019 near Elgin, OR
Herren Meadow (10-20-2019)
Mar 3, 2021 near Heppner, OR
Gibson Cave (10-29-2019)
Mar 3, 2021 near Heppner, OR
Heading north on the Wandering Wolf Trail
Nov 26, 2020 near Elgin, OR