Flagtail Trail Cross Country Skiing

The 11th most popular XC Ski in Oregon.

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South of John Day in the Malheur National Forest, the Flagtail Trail (#221) is a 15 mile route open to cross-country skiing. It connects with numerous side trails ranging from 2.1 to 3 miles long.

To reach the trailhead from John Day, head south on SR395 for 13 miles to Izee Road. Turn right for 9 miles. Turn right on FS645 to the trailhead.

Overall, Flagtail Trail is the 11th most popular cross country ski area of all 24 Nordic ski destinations in Oregon. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Flagtail Trail including Shoeshoe Trail, Starr Trail, Eagle Trail and Tenderfoot Trail.

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Local Contact(s):  Malheur National Forest (541) 820-3800 ; Oregon Tourism (800) 547-7842.

Recommended Book:  "Best Ski Trails In Oregon" from Mike Bogar

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/malheur/

Date Published:  12/29/2015

Date Updated:  8/6/2016

ID:  22012