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Standley Trail - No. 1677

Contact Info
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
88401 Hwy. 82
Enterprise, OR 97828

Phone:
541-426-4978
Basics
Length:
4.8 miles one-way
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
3.5 - 4.5 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
6025 feet
Elevation Range:
6025 feet to 7200 feet
Elevation Change:
1175 feet
Usage:
Moderate
Season:
Summer to Fall

Description

This trail provides you with views of steep rocky mountain ranges framed by lush green valleys. The trail is very secluded as you travel along a forested ridge top. Most of the ridges are dry in the summer months so be sure to carry plenty of drinking water. The Standley Guard Station is an old cabin that was the site of range studies in the early 1900s . Sheep herds grazed in the area until recent years. The guard station cabin is in good condition, but is not for public use. There are several trails that come together here, making this an excellent spot for a base camp. Connecting trails to the Minam River, North Minam River and Bear Creek can be accessed from the Standley Guard Station.

NW Forest Passes are not required at Bear Wallow Trailhead.

Since this is a ridge top trail, no water is available. Be sure to bring water with you. Mosquitoes can be a problem in meadow areas around the cabin in the early summer months. This trailhead is heavily used by hunters during fall hunting seasons.

Details

Length:
4.8 miles one-way
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
3.5 - 4.5 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
6025
Elevation Range:
6025 feet to 7200
Elevation Change:
1175
Usage:
Moderate
Season:
Summer to Fall

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

Big Canyon Road No. 8270 is accessed from State Highway No. 82, approximately 1 mile east of Minam. Turn south on Big Canyon Road and continue approximately 10 miles to the junction of Sage Creek No. 050 and Deer Creek No. 8270 Roads. Take the Sage Creek Road No. 050 for the last 8 miles to the Bear Wallow Trailhead. The road is rough and winding and not maintained for passenger cars or RVs.


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