Blue Mountain OHV Trail For ATV Riding

The 24th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Oregon.

  Ukiah, Oregon, US


  August 11, 2016

In the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, the Blue Mountain OHV Trail is a 60 mile route open to ATV riding. The route passes through rough, rocky sagebrush praire and forest. The terrain varies from flat to steep rocky slopes.

The best trailhead is the Blue Springs Summit on the Sumpter-Granite Highway. To reach the area from Unity, head west on CR600 and FS6005 for 8 miles to Elk Creek Campground. Or, to access the upper end from Unity follow U.S. Highway 26 to Austin Junction (22 miles). Turn northeast on State Highway 7 and travel 28 miles to County Road 410. >From this junction travel 11 miles, past Sumpter, to Blue Springs Summit. The Oregon Campground, 12 miles NW of Unity on U.S. Highway 26, also offers a staging area and access to the trail.

Note: Oregon State Park ATV decal is required. All paved road and double-lane gravel roads are closed to ATV riding.

Note: As of September 2007, ATV riding on Forest Service Roads is limited to gravel or dirt roads and the ATV must have a valid Oregon ATV sticker.

Overall, Blue Mountain OHV Trail is the 24th most popular ATV riding trail of all 44 ATV trails in Oregon. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Blue Mountain OHV Trail including Winom Frazier OHV Complex, Cow Mountain - South, Upper Lake OHV Area - South, Breshears OHV Trails, West End OHV Area and Upper Lake OHV Area - North.

Local Contacts:  WWNF (541) 446-3351; WA Tourism (800) 544-1800.

Best Season:  Jun - Sep

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Elk Creek Campground

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  44.4007, -118.3292

Date Published:  1/1/2016

Date Updated:  8/11/2016

ID:  15547

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