Best Trails Near Minam OR

Minam has 14 trails in the vicinity, including 11 hiking trails and 11 for horseback riding. These trails range from 4.6 to 29 miles in length. The longest trail in Minam is Lower Minam River a well-known trail measuring 29 miles in total length.

The most popular trail is Minam River. Trails.com member John G. recently completed Wallowa River.

More information on the best trails in Minam can be found below.
  • Minam River

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    Minam, OR

    This river, designated as part of the Wild and Scenic River System, flows some 50 miles through remote and beautiful country from its headwaters deep in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest’s ...
    •  Best Way to Fish: bank, wading
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    This river, designated as part of the Wild and Scenic River System, flows some 50 miles through remote and beautiful country ...

  • Wallowa River

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    Minam, OR

    Meandering some 50 miles from its outlet on the north end of Wallowa Lake to its confluence with the Grande Ronde River, the Wallowa is an excellent rainbow trout fishery with a good steelhead ...
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    Meandering some 50 miles from its outlet on the north end of Wallowa Lake to its confluence with the Grande Ronde River, ...

  • Lower Little Minam River

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    Minam, OR

    This backpack along the Little Minam River leads from the Moss Springs/Horse Ranch Trail to the confluence of the Little Minam and Minam Rivers, and to Lower Minam River Trail. The easiest way ...
    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  12.6 miles
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    This backpack along the Little Minam River leads from the Moss Springs/Horse Ranch Trail to the confluence of the Little ...

  • Rock Springs

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    Minam, OR

    Hike from the Rock Springs Trailhead on the Minam Rim Road,into the Little Minam River Canyon and a junction with the Little Minam River Trail. This trail reaches the Little Minam River near ...
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  7 miles
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    Hike from the Rock Springs Trailhead on the Minam Rim Road,into the Little Minam River Canyon and a junction with the Little ...

  • North Minam River

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    Minam, OR

    This backpack route climbs from Minam River Trail, in the depths of the Minam River Canyon, to the lush North Minam Meadows. Then the route continues its climb into the alpine country high atop ...
    •  2 days
    •  25.6 miles
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    This backpack route climbs from Minam River Trail, in the depths of the Minam River Canyon, to the lush North Minam Meadows. ...

  • Lower Minam River

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    Minam, OR

    This long, gentle backpack leads down the Minam River from the Horse Ranch to Meads Flat Trailhead and back or possibly on to the town of Minam on OR 82. The Horse Ranch was once a dude ranch. ...
    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  29 miles
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    This long, gentle backpack leads down the Minam River from the Horse Ranch to Meads Flat Trailhead and back or possibly on ...

  • Minam River/Standley Guard Station

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    Minam, OR

    This connecting trail links Upper Minam River Trail, 1.6 miles south of the Horse Ranch, to Standley Guard Station. (Trail 1655) As you climb out of the Minam River Canyon, the panorama unfolds. ...
    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  8.8 miles
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    This connecting trail links Upper Minam River Trail, 1.6 miles south of the Horse Ranch, to Standley Guard Station. (Trail ...

  • Washboard Ridge

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    Minam, OR

    This backpack trip leads from Standley Guard Station, along the jagged crest of Washboard Ridge, to Bear Creek Trail. The Washboard Trail junction is unmarked at Standley Guard Station. If ...
    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  19.4 miles
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    This backpack trip leads from Standley Guard Station, along the jagged crest of Washboard Ridge, to Bear Creek Trail. The ...

  • Murphy Creek

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    Minam, OR

    The Murphy Creek Trail links Minam River/Standley Guard Station Trail, high atop Standley Ridge with the Minam River Trail, deep in the Minam River canyon.The route is quite scenic and passes ...
    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  20 miles
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    The Murphy Creek Trail links Minam River/Standley Guard Station Trail, high atop Standley Ridge with the Minam River Trail, ...

  • High Ridge

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    Minam, OR

    This day hike along High Ridge leads from Middle Cougar Ridge Trailhead to a jeep road and campsite on High Ridge. High Ridge Trail heads north-northwest from the junction with Cougar Ridge ...
    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  7.6 miles
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    This day hike along High Ridge leads from Middle Cougar Ridge Trailhead to a jeep road and campsite on High Ridge. High ...

  • Cougar Ridge

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    Minam, OR

    This backpacking route leads along a ridge from the Minam River Trail, in the bottom of the Minam Riiver canyon to the meadow lands at Standley Guard Station. The lower 5 miles of this trail ...
    •  2 days
    •  27.4 miles
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    This backpacking route leads along a ridge from the Minam River Trail, in the bottom of the Minam Riiver canyon to the meadow ...

  • Stanley Ridge

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    Minam, OR

    This can be a day hike from Bearwallow Trailhead to Standley Guard Station, or a backpack to a base camp there. Standley Guard Station is the trail hub for the area between Bear Creek and the ...
    •  4 to 6 hours
    •  9.6 miles
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    This can be a day hike from Bearwallow Trailhead to Standley Guard Station, or a backpack to a base camp there. Standley ...

  • Fox Point

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    Minam, OR

    A short hike of slightly over 2 miles leads from Dobbin CreekTrail to Fox Point.(Trail 1664) Much of the country along this route was burned some years ago. Because of the fire the views are ...
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  4.6 miles
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    A short hike of slightly over 2 miles leads from Dobbin CreekTrail to Fox Point.(Trail 1664) Much of the country along this ...

  • Grande Ronde River: Troy to Boggan’s Oasis

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    Minam, OR

    Below Troy, the lines of trees spilling over the canyon rim begin to withdraw from the more arid side slopes and the canyon becomes progressively steeper and drier. The brushy draws and grassy ...
    •  19.5 miles
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    Below Troy, the lines of trees spilling over the canyon rim begin to withdraw from the more arid side slopes and the canyon ...