Features: The trail access is on the southwest end of the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness. The trail leads through a scenic grove of old growth ponderosa pine located on a bench approximately 2 miles from the trailhead. This stand is part of the Canyon Creek Natural Area which a portion of this trail borders.
Access: From John Day, travel south on US Highway 395 to County road 65. Take the 65 road south for approximately 4 miles. Turn left onto Forest Service road 6510. The trailhead is at the end of the road.