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Site Description

60 miles of Easiest to Most Difficult 50' wide trails designed for Class I and III ATVs. Three staging areas:

  • Oregon Campground on Hwy 26: Located along Highway 7 adjacent to the Oregon Campground. The trailhead serves as a midway access area for the Blue Mountain OHV Trail. The recreation area has a parking area, loading ramp, and an accessible vault toilet.
  • Elk Creek Campground west of Unity: This small streamside campground, situated in a large old growth ponderosa pine forest along Elk Creek,  offers group picnic sites and tent-only campsites.
  • Blue Springs Summit on County Rd.24: The Blue Spring Summit Snowpark is situated off of the Elkhorn Drive Scenic Byway. This centrally located site is used both as a snowmobile trailhead in the winter months and as the northern OHV trailhead for the Blue Mountain OHV Trail in the late spring through fall months.


Map available from the Forest Service office in Baker.

Trail Difficulty

Easiest, More Difficult, Most Difficult

Season of Use

Year-round. Riding conditions are best in Fall and Spring. Trails get dusty in Summer and may be closed seasonally or due to fire restrictions.  Area may be snowed out in Winter months.  Contact land manager for trail status.

Permit Requirements

Oregon ATV Permit

Sound Limit

95-99db, depending on vehicle

Other Requirements

US Forest Service approved spark arrestors required.

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