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McCully Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Horse trailer parked at the McCully Trailhead (bobcat)
Wilderness boundary sign on the McCully Creek Trail (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Fees and regulations

  • Self-issued Wilderness Permit at trailhead
  • Northwest Forest Pass required
  • Keep dogs on leash in the trailhead area: there are often horses here.

Driving Directions

Drive I-84 east and take Exit 261 for Highway 82, La Grande and Elgin. After exiting, turn right for Highway 82, Elgin, and Wallowa Lake.

After 1.6 miles, go left at a traffic light on Highway 82/McAlister Road for Imbler, Elgin, and Enterprise.

Drive 17.9 miles to Elgin and turn right at a Stop sign for Wallowa, Lostine, and Enterprise.

Keeping on Highway 82, drive 44.2 miles into Enterprise.

In Enterprise, turn right onto River Street and drive 6.4 miles into Joseph.

In Joseph, turn left onto Wallowa Avenue for Ferguson Ridge, Halfway, and Imnaha. Drive 5.4 miles, and go right onto Tucker Down Road for Ferguson Ridge.

After 3.1 miles, the road bends left to become gravel.

Keep right at a private drive and go 0.7 miles to the turnoff for the Ferguson Sno Park, where you keep right.

Drive another 0.7 miles to a junction and go right on FR 3920-012.

It’s 0.6 miles from here to the large trailhead parking area.


  • There are restrooms and a picnic table as well as an information kiosk at the trailhead.


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