McClellan Mountain Trail

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McClellan Mountain Trail is a 10.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Mt Vernon, OR that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and backpacking and is accessible from June until November.

10.4 miles 3143 feet Out & Back

backpacking

hiking

trail running

forest

views

snow

Directions from John Day: Trail is accessed from Field's Peak Trail #212. In order to reach the area from John Day, travel west on US Highway 26 approximately 18 miles to Forest Service road 21 (Field's Creek). Proceed south on the 21 road for approximately 4.5 miles to the junction of Forest Service road 115 (Last Creek). Proceed east on Forest Service road 115 for approximately 1/4 mile to junction of Forest Service road 2160 for 1/4 mile. Turn east on Forest Service road 2160041 and travel 1.5 miles to the trailhead area. Proceed to trail area by hiking up the Field's Peak Trail #212 for approximately 1 mile.

hiking
2 years ago

Most of elevation gain is in the first two miles. Lots of animal sign any great views.