Bear Point Trail is a 7.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Idanha, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from June until November.
From the junction of Forest Road 46 and Oregon state highway 22 at the west end of the community of Detroit Lake, travel north on FR 46 for approximately 11.6 miles to the junction with Forest Road 4685. Turn onto FR 4685, which will immediately take you over the North Ford of the Breitenbush River, then follow the Breitenbush River southeast. Continue on FR 4685 for about 4.7 miles and you will come to a large parking area on your right, which is the trail head for this hike.
Awesome day challenge! Great incline, scenic change from foothills forest to high alpine meadow to scree field to standing on top of the world! Switchback city! LOVED IT! Easier on the lower back with poles.