SUNSHINE FLAT TRAIL

Trail #369
Malhuer National Forest
Open: APRIL TO NOVEMBER
Length: 3.7 MILES
Difficulty: More Difficult
Elevation: 5500 FEET to 8000 FEET
Usage: LIGHT
Hiking: Allowed
Horses: Allowed
Mt Biking: Allowed
ATVs: Prohibited

Features

This shared use trail begins along the ridge top, and has many openings in the forest offering good views of the surrounding area. The trail goes through a couple of grassy clearings, dropping to the road becoming a bit harder to find again. Not maintained for ATV use.This trail is lightly used, and sees it’s most use during big game hunting season. Carry water. Area burned in 1991 fire.

Access

From the town of Prairie City, OR., turn onto South Main Street. Follow South Main Street to the junction with Bridge Street. Turn left onto Bridge Street, and follow past the local cemetary. The road then becomes County Road 62. Follow County Road 62 approximately approximately 13 miles to the junction with Forest Road 918 on the left. Follow Forest Road 918 for approximately 3 miles to the trailhead. This trail is also known as the Rail Creek Trail.

Latitude: 44.325204
Longitude: -118.5342