- Moderate (to Fields Peak)
- 4.6 miles round trip
- 1850 feet elevation gain
- Open mid-June through November
- Use: hikers, horses, bikes, ATVs
- Difficult (to McClellan Mtn.)
- 9.8 miles round trip
- 2400 feet elevation gain
- Use: hikers, horses
Highest point between the Strawberry Mountains and the Cascades, the brown pyramid of Fields Peak commands a panoramic view of the John Day Valley. Although all-terrain vehicles are allowed on the summit trail, they are rare. And the delightful path to McClellan Mountain is blocked to motor vehicles altogether. Bring a hat, because the route has little shade on hot summer days.
Drive Highway 26 east …
This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Eastern Oregon.