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TWO COLOR GUARD STATION, OR
part ofWallowa Whitman National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Sun Jun 01 2014 Season Dates
1 site(s) found
OverviewThe Civilian Conservation Corps originally constructed the Two Color Guard Station in the 1930s for use as crew quarters and bunkhouse. The original building was removed in 1976. The current guard station was built in 1959.
Two Color Guard Station is open year-round. Guests can drive to it except in winter, when it's only accessible by snowmobile via a series of groomed snowmobile trails. Guests staying in the winter are required to bring extra supplies to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay.
Outside the cabin, the crystal clear waters of the Wild and Scenic Eagle Creek work their way through the mountains to the valley floor in a series of small waterfalls and whitewater rapids. The landscape features subalpine firs and white bark pine as well as meadows that burst with colorful wildflowers. Guests will find blue-green pools and dramatic rock formations scattered along the creek's path.
The cabin is near the Main Eagle Trailhead, which is southern portal into the Eagle Cap Wilderness (2 miles away). This trail is open to hikers and horseback riders.
The cabin is comfortably furnished with a table and chairs, couches, and enough beds to accommodate 12 people. Other amenities include propane lights, a propane cook stove and oven, refrigerator and heating stove. Cookware, place settings and most cooking utensils are provided.
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Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From La Grande, Oregon: travel east on Highway 203 to Union. From Union, follow Highway 203 to Medical Springs. Go straight through Medical Springs and take County Road 71 until it turns into Forest Service Road (FSR) 67. Follow until you reach the FSR 77 junction. Take FSR 77 and turn left on the FSR 7755 junction. Go straight on FSR 7755 approximately 2 miles past the Two Color Campground to the cabin, which is on the right.
Mailing Address:TWO COLOR GUARD STATION
3502 HIGHWAY 30
LA GRANDE OR 97850
Phone Number:Information: (541)963-7186