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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 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
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Umatilla National Forest Hiking

  • 628 Miles 1,011 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 95 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 80 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 41 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Umatilla National Forest - 215

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1.9 mi 3.0 km #1Grouse Mountain Trail #3081
Intermediate Intermediate
Athena, OR
Intermediate Intermediate
Athena, OR
2.1 mi 3.4 km #2Tamarack (Snow Trail)
Easy Easy
Elgin, OR
Easy Easy
Elgin, OR
0.4 mi 0.6 km #3Hoot & Holler (Snow Trail)
Easy Easy
Elgin, OR
Easy Easy
Elgin, OR
0.3 mi 0.5 km #4Mountain Top
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Elgin, OR
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Elgin, OR
1.0 mi 1.6 km #5Red Fox Racetrack
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Elgin, OR
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Elgin, OR
12.0 mi 19.3 km #6Umatilla Rim Trail #3080
Intermediate Intermediate
Elgin, OR
Intermediate Intermediate
Elgin, OR
0.8 mi 1.4 km #7West Tiger Creek Trail #3229
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Milton-Freewater, OR
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Milton-Freewater, OR
27.9 mi 45.0 km #8North Fork John Day Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Baker City, OR
Intermediate Intermediate
Baker City, OR
9.7 mi 15.6 km #9North Fork Walla Walla Trail #3222
Difficult Difficult
Milton-Freewater, OR
Difficult Difficult
Milton-Freewater, OR
2.6 mi 4.2 km #10Prairie Loop Trail (Snow Trail)
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Elgin, OR
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Elgin, OR

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Upper trail of North Fork commonly called the Coyote Ridge section.
Feb 24, 2019 near Elgin, OR
View north below trailhead
Jul 8, 2019 near Milton-…, OR
Looking east into the Lick Creek drainage
Nov 6, 2019 near Athena, OR
Trail crossing Buck Creek
Nov 19, 2019 near Elgin, OR
Wildflowers in a meadow at roughly 3 miles
Jul 15, 2020 near Elgin, OR
Exposed slope section of trail looking east toward Umatilla Rim. Buck Creek Canyon below.
Jun 22, 2021 near Elgin, OR
Prairie Loop off of Marker B with great snow conditions.
Jan 20, 2023 near Elgin, OR
Alternate trail bypassing a steep drop into a creek.  Glorious day on snow!
Feb 11, 2024 near Elgin, OR
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