LITTLE MALHEUR TRAIL

Trail ##366
Prairie City Ranger District
Malhuer National Forest
Open: JUNE TO NOVEMBER
Length: JUNE TO NOVEMBER
Elevation: 5160 FEET to 6440 FEET
Usage: LIGHT
Hiking: Allowed
Horses: Allowed
Mt Biking: Prohibited
ATVs: Prohibited

Features

This 7.3 mile trail is within Monument Rock Wilderness. It starts out along Elk Flat Creek and then follows along the Little Malheur River through a wildfire area. Although water in the river is available, there is cattle concentration near water sources. Carry in water.

Access

North Little Malheur Trailhead: From Prairie City, OR., turn onto South Main Street, follow to the junction with Bridge Street. Turn left onto Bridge Street, follow past the cemetary, the road then becomes County Road 62. Follow County Road 62 for about 8.4 miles to the junction with Forest Road 13, turn left onto Forest Road 13. Follow Forest Road 13 approximately 9 miles to the junction with Forest Road 1370. Turn onto Forest Road 1370 follow for approximately 3 miles to the Little Malheur River Trailhead.
South Little Malheur Trailhead: From Prairie City, OR., turn onto South Main Street to the junction with Bridge Street. Turn left onto Bridge Street, follow Bridge Street past the cemetary the road then becomes County Road 62. Follow County Road 62 for about 8.4 miles the junction with Forest Road 13. Then turn left onto Forest Road 13 and travel approximately 16 miles, to Short Creek Guard Station and the junction with Forest Road 16 turn left onto Forest Road 16 and travel approximately 11 miles. Turn north onto Forest Service road 1672, this becomes Forest Service Road 457. The south trailhead is at the end of the 457 road in about 3.8 miles. (Latitude: 44.25002, Longitude: -118.310364)

Latitude: 44.25002
Longitude: -118.3103