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Best trails in Wallowa Whitman National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Wallowa Whitman National Forest, Oregon? AllTrails has 31 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 18 hard trails in Wallowa Whitman National Forest ranging from 5.9 to 159.5 miles and from 1,177 to 9,829 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Ice Lake Trail
Wallowa Whitman National Forest
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Length: 16 mi • Est. 8 h 50 m
Ice Lake Trail is a 16 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Joseph, Oregon that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is beShow more
#2 - Wallowa River Loop Trail
Wallowa Whitman National Forest
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Length: 24.7 mi • Est. Multi-day
Wallowa River Loop Trail is a 24.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Joseph, Oregon that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, fishiShow more
#3 - Aneroid Lake Via East Fork Trail
Wallowa Whitman National Forest
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Length: 13.1 mi • Est. 7 h 26 m
The area is known for unexpected avalanches, which at times have caused fatalities. The area is typically covered in snow as early as October and has become a popular cross-country skiing destinationShow more
#4 - Ice Lake and Matterhorn Peak
Wallowa Whitman National Forest
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Length: 16.6 mi • Est. 10 h 22 m
Ice Lake to top of Matterhorn (& back)Show more
#5 - Chief Joseph Mountain Trail
Wallowa Whitman National Forest
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 3 h 21 m
Chief Joseph Mountain Trail is a 5.9 mile out and back trail located near Joseph, Oregon that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, rock climbing, andShow more
#6 - Hoffer Lakes Trail
Wallowa Whitman National Forest
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
Hoffer Lakes Trail is a 2.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Haines, Oregon that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and trail runniShow more
#7 - Twin Lakes Trail
Wallowa Whitman National Forest
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 4 h 3 m
NOTE: Road leading to the trailhead is difficult - high clearance vehicle recommended.Show more
#8 - Eagle Cap Loop via East Eagle to South Fork Imnaha to Keetle Creek Trails
Wallowa Whitman National Forest
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Length: 37.2 mi • Est. Multi-day
Beautiful loop through the Eagle Cap Wilderness by circumnavigating Eagle Cap itself. The views are everywhere as you work your way up and down the glacial valleys and over three different mountain pShow more
#9 - Van Patten Lake
Wallowa Whitman National Forest
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
Van Patten Lake is a 2.8 mile out and back trail located near Haines, Oregon that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from July until OctShow more
#10 - Wallowa Tramway Summit Trails
Wallowa Whitman National Forest
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 35 m
Wallowa Tramway Summit Trails is a 1.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Joseph, Oregon that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikiShow more
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