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Fifteenmile Creek Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Trailhead parking, Fifteenmile Creek Forest Camp (bobcat)
Showy Jacob's ladder (Polemonium californium), Fifteenmile Creek Forest Camp (bobcat)

Contents

Hikes starting here

Driving Directions

Via Sandy:

From the last traffic light at the east end of Sandy (after the ARCO station), drive 30.9 miles through Zigzag, Rhododendron and Government Camp on Highway 26 to the junction with Highway 35.

Exit Highway 26 to the right and drive for 13.7 miles. Make a right turn onto paved FR 44 for Lookout Mountain, Camp Baldwin, and Dufur.

After 5.3 miles, at the junction with FR 17, Road 44 makes a sharp right for Camp Baldwin and Dufur at the junction with FR 1720.

Continue 3.2 miles and turn right on FR 4420.

After 1.0 miles, keep right on FR 4420 for High Prairie and the Flag Point Lookout.

In 1.3 miles, reach the junction with FR 2730 and keep straight for the Flag Point Lookout.

Drive another 1.9 miles and turn left into the Fifteenmile Forest Camp. Keep left and find a two-car parking space on your left. This is just above the trailhead.

Via Hood River:

Drive I-84 east to Hood River and take Exit 64 for White Salmon and Government Camp. Turn right, and then right again immediately.

Drive 0.4 miles to a four-way stop. Keep straight here on Highway 35 South for Odell, Parkdale and Mt. Hood.

Drive 26 miles and turn left onto FR 44 for Lookout Mountain, Camp Baldwin, and Dufur.

After 5.3 miles, at the junction with FR 17, Road 44 makes a sharp right for Camp Baldwin and Dufur at the junction with FR 1720.

Continue 3.2 miles and turn right on FR 4420.

After 1.0 miles, keep right on FR 4420 for High Prairie and the Flag Point Lookout.

In 1.3 miles, reach the junction with FR 2730 and keep straight for the Flag Point Lookout.

Drive another 1.9 miles and turn left into the Fifteenmile Forest Camp. Keep left and find a two-car parking space on your left. This is just above the trailhead.

Regulations/Facilities

  • Share trail with mountain bikers
  • Primitive campground and outhouse at trailhead


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