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Best trails in Joseph

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Looking for a great trail near Joseph, Oregon? AllTrails has 22 great hiking trails, trail running trails, forest 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Wallowa Lake State Park or Catherine Creek State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Iwetemlaykin State Heritage Site or Minam State Recreation Area. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 13 hard trails in Joseph ranging from 4.8 to 36.2 miles and from 4,557 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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Map of trails in Joseph
Top trails (22)
#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 - Hurricane Creek Trail
Eagle Cap Wilderness
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Length: 19.1 mi • Est. 9 h 37 m
Hurricane Creek Trail is a 19.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Joseph, Oregon that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optiShow more
#3 - 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
#4 - 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
#5 - 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
#6 - Echo Lake via Hurricane Creek Trail
Eagle Cap Wilderness
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Length: 14.1 mi • Est. 8 h 14 m
Echo Lake via Hurricane Creek Trail is a 14.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Joseph, Oregon that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#7 - 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
#8 - East Fork to Glacier Lake to West Fork Loop
Wallowa Lake State Park
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Length: 31.4 mi • Est. Multi-day
East Fork to Glacier Lake to West Fork Loop is a 31.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Joseph, Oregon that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of actShow more
#9 - 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
#10 - Sacajawea Peak Trail
Eagle Cap Wilderness
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Length: 13.4 mi • Est. 9 h 4 m
Sacajawea Peak Trail is a 13.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Joseph, Oregon that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of acShow more
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