100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Eastern Oregon

Table of Contents

HIGHLIGHTS of Eastern Oregon
  The Wallowas and Chief Joseph 10
  Steens Mountain and Pete French 12
  Hot Springs 14
  The Owyhee Country 17
  History and Ghost Towns 18
  Fossils and Rocks 20
  Hells Canyon 21
  Winter in Eastern Oregon 22
  Lookouts, Inns, and Quaint Hotels 23
  Wildlife 26
  Wildflowers 28

INTRODUCTION to the guide 33

COLUMBIA PLATEAU
Travel Guide: The Dalles 39
 1. Cottonwood Canyon 41
 2. Columbia Hills** 43
 3. Lower Deschutes River 45
 4. Macks Canyon 47
 5. Trout Creek 48
 6. Cove Palisades** 50

CENTRAL OREGON
Travel Guide: Bend 53
 7. Gray Butte 55
 8. Oregon Badlands 56
 9. Pine Mountain 58
 10. Paulina Falls* 60
 11. Paulina Lake* 62
 12. Obsidian Flow & Paulina Peak* 64

OCHOCO MOUNTAINS
Travel Guide: Prineville 66
 13. Chimney Rock 68
 14. Steins Pillar 69
 15. Mill Creek and Twin Pillars 70
 16. Lookout Mountain 72
 17. Walton Lake & Round Mountain** 74
 18. Spring Basin 76
 19. John Day Fossil Beds 78
 20. Sutton Mountain 80
 21. Black Canyon 82
 22. Rock Creek and Spanish Peak 83

STRAWBERRY MOUNTAIN
Travel Guide: John Day 85
 23. East Fork Canyon Creek 87
 24. Wildcat Basin 88
 25. High Lake 90
 26. Strawberry Lake 92
 27. Malheur River 94
28. Canyon Mountain 96
29. Monument Rock 97

BLUE MOUNTAINS - SOUTH
Travel Guide: Baker City 99
30. Bates and Sumpter 102
31. Olive Lake 104
32. Granite Creek 106
33. North Fork John Day River 108
34. Mount Ireland 110
35. Baldy Lake 111
36. Crawfish Lake* 113
37. Anthony Lake** 114
38. Elkhorn Crest* 116
39. Twin Lakes 118

BLUE MOUNTAINS - NORTH
Travel Guide: Pendleton 121
40. North Fork Umatilla River 123
41. Ninemile Ridge 124
42. Jubilee Lake** 126
43. Upper Wenaha River* 127
44. Lower Wenaha River 128

HELLS CANYON
Travel Guide: Hells Canyon 131
45. Zumwalt Prairie 132
46. Buckhorn Lookout 134
47. Eureka Bar 136
48. Dug Bar 138
49. Hat Point 140
50. Freezeout Saddle* 142
51. Hells Canyon Dam 144
52. Hells Canyon Reservoir 146

WALLOWA MOUNTAINS
Travel Guide: Enterprise 149
53. Imnaha Falls* 150
54. Bonny Lakes 152  
55. McCully Basin* 154
56. Mount Howard 156
57. Aneroid Lake 158
58. Wallowa Lake 160
59. Ice Lake 162
60. Horseshoe and Glacier Lakes 164
61. Hurricane Creek* 166
62. Mirror Lake and Eagle Cap* 168
63. Minam Lake* 170
64. Maxwell Lake* 172
65. Chimney and Steamboat Lakes* 173
66. Bear Creek and Standley Cabin* 176
67. Minam River Via Rock Springs 178
68. Minam River Via Moss Springs* 180
69. Catherine Creek Meadows* 182
70. Burger Pass* 184
71. Tombstone and Traverse Lakes* 185
72. Arrow and Eagle Lakes* 187
73. Bear Lake* 189
74. Hidden Lake 190
75. Summit Point Lookout 192
76. Pine Lakes 194

HIGH DESERT
Travel Guide: Klamath Falls 197
77. Fort Rock 198
78. Fort Rock Valley 200
79. Hager Mountain 202
80. Summer Lake 203
81. Winter Ridge 204
82. Gearhart Mountain 206
83. OC&E Railroad 208
84. Klamath Falls 210
85. Modoc Lava Beds** 212
86. Crooked Creek 214
87. DeGarmo Canyon 216
88. Hart Mountain Hot Springs 218
89. Petroglyph and Flook Lakes 220

STEENS MOUNTAIN
Travel Guide: Burns 223
 90. Steens Summit 226
 91. Little Blitzen River 228
 92. Big Indian Gorge 230
 93. Pike Creek 232
 94. Big Sand Gap 234
 95. Borax Hot Springs 236
 96. Pueblo Mountains 238

OWYHEE RIVER
Travel Guide: Ontario 241
 97. Leslie Gulch 242
 98. Coffeepot Crater 244
 99. Chalk Basin 246
 100. Three Forks 248

Barrier-Free Trails 250
92 More Hikes in Eastern Oregon 252
Index 267
About the Author 272