RILEY CREEK TRAIL

Trail #216A
Prairie City Ranger District
Malhuer National Forest
Open: JUNE TO NOVEMBER
Length: 2.2 MILES
Difficulty: More Difficult
Elevation: 4500 FEET to 4700 FEE
Usage: MODERATE
Hiking: Allowed
Horses: Allowed
Mt Biking: Allowed
ATVs: Prohibited

Features

This trail travels along Riley Creek and provides access to McClellan Mountain Trail #216 and the McClellan Mountain Semi-Primitive Roadless Area, which is closed to all motorized vehicles. The trail allows visitors a wonderful hike in a quiet setting. The trail is a soft compacted earth starting at Riley Creek Trailhead and continueing along the McClellan Mountain Trail #216. After connecting to the Fields Peak Trail it becomes a more rutted road surface and pretty steep. The trail traverses through beautiful wooded areas connecting with McClellan Mountain trail allowing for beautiful views of McClellan Mountain and Riley Mountain. Parking is limited to passenger vehicles. Parking for vehicles pulling trailers is vailable at the junction of Forest Road 2190 and Forest Road 2190589.

Access

Parking:
Parking is limited to passenger vehicles.

Directions:
From John Day, OR., take US Highway 395 approximately 15 miles to the junction with County road 63. Follow County road 63 west approximately 6 miles to Forest Road 21. Follow Forest Road 21 approximately 5 miles to the junction with Forest Road 2190. The trailhead is located at the end of Forest Road 2190.

Latitude: 44.309125
Longitude: -119.1778