Situated on the edge of the shady canopy of towering spruce and fir, Fry Meadow Guard Station sits at the edge of an expansive meadow of grasses and beautiful splashes of color from wildflowers, ...[more]
Fry Meadow Guard Station
From Pendleton, OR or Walla Walla, WA travel Oregon Highway 11 to Weston, Oregon and the junction with Oregon 204. Take Highway 204 to Tollgate. Turn left off Highway 204 onto Forest Service Road 64. Follow Forest Service Road 64 for about 11 miles to the junction with Forest Service Road 63. Turn right on Forest Service Road 63 and travel about 8.8 miles to the junction with Forest Service Road 62. Turn left onto Forest Service Road 62 and travel for 3.9 miles to Forest Service Road 6235. Turn right on Forest Service Road 6235 and travel for about 1.1 miles to the Fry Meadow Cabin, which will be on the right.From La Grande, OR travel Oregon Highway 82 to Elgin, OR, and then the Elgin-Palmer Junction County Road for about 15 miles to the junction with the Lookingglass Road/Forest Service Road 63. Go down Lookingglass Road for about 2 miles to the end of the pavement; Forest Service Road 63 starts here. Continue on Forest Service Road 63 for about 4.7 miles to the junction with Forest Service Road 62. Turn right on Forest Service Road 62 and travel about 3.9 miles to Forest Service Road 6235. Turn right on Forest Service Road 6235 and travel about 1.1 miles to the Fry Meadow Cabin, which will be on the right. Automobile access to the site runs from June 1 to November 1, and parking is available at the cabin.Winter use will require alternate transportation such as skis, snowshoes, or snowmobile. Skiers and snowshoers can access the cabin from Lookingglass Creek. Travel distance will vary with the snow conditions, but they should expect a travel distance of about 7 miles, including a 3 mile climb. The route follows existing roads designed for passenger car travel. Snowmobilers can also access the cabin from Lookingglass Creek, or they can park at existing sno parks along Oregon Highway 204 and follow snowmobile trails for about 25 miles to the cabin.
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