[Wildflower Hikes and Trips of Central and Eastern Oregon]

Wildflower Hikes and Trips of Crook County, OR

Wildflowers near the summit of Round Mt., Ochoco National Forest .......May 28, 2016.

Balsamroots and bighead clover blooming along the Round Mountain South Trail #805, Ochoco National Forest.......May 28, 2016.

Baneberry Trail (Ochoco National Forest) - Accessed from the north side of Lookout Mt.

Barnhouse, Fry and Keeton Trails (Ochoco National Forest)

Big Springs Campground (Ochoco National Forest)

Big Summit Prairie (Ochoco National Forest & edges of private lands visible from the roads)

Cougar Creek Trail #835 Ochoco National Forest - Hike 86 in "Day Hiking Bend and Central Oregon" by Brittany Manwill.

John Day Fossil Beds - Wheeler County

Lookout Mountain, North Trails (Ochoco National Forest)

Lookout Mountain, South Trails (Ochoco National Forest)

McGinnis Creek (Ochoco National Forest) - Nordic ski trails off US 26 west of Mitchell. Hike 87 in "Day Hiking Bend and Central Oregon" by Brittany Manwill.

Mount Pisgah as accessed from Pisgah Meadows via FS Roads 2630 and 2230 from the north

Ochoco Forest Campground (Ochoco National Forest)

Rock Creek via the Ochoco Mountain Trail #823 hiking north from the trailhead on Road 38. (Ochoco National Forest)

Round Mountain via the Round Mountain Trail #805 (Ochoco National Forest)

South Fork Crooked River (Jake's Place) - BLM (WSA's) & private lands. Possible trip involving ONDA leaders.

Spanish Peak including FS Road 3800-200 (Ochoco National Forest)

Steins Pillar - Hike 84 in "Day Hiking Bend and Central Oregon" by Brittany Manwill. 4.1 miles RT, 700' elevation gain.

Twin Pillars Trail (Mill Creek Wilderness) - Hike 85 in in "Day Hiking Bend and Central Oregon" by Brittany Manwill. The north trailhead provides shorter access to Twin Pillars. The south trailhead provides access upstream into the wilderness along East Fork Mill Creek before climbing up to Twin Pillars. 6 miles RT & 600' elevation gain from the north TH.


Online Resources:

Ochoco National Forest & Crooked River National Grasslands

Friends of the Ochocos


Paul Slichter E-mail