South Fork Walla Walla River Acec

Bureau of Land Management, Oregon.


The South Fork Walla Walla trail is popular for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and motorcycling. After a 3-mile hike along the beautiful South Fork Walla Walla River, you enter the Umatilla National Forest, and trails continue from there. The Trailhead provides a great place to relax and picnic alongside the river.

Know Before You Go:

Point of Interest:

This area is very special and was designated an Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) in 1994. In order to prevent deterioration of the areas many resource values, the 1,955 acre ACEC is closed to overnight camping.

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From I-84 head towards the town of Milton-Freewater, Oregon on OR-11. At the south end of town turn right onto Main St. Turn left onto 15th Ave. 15th Ave will turn into Walla Walla River Road; follow Walla Walla River Road for approx. 5 miles. Turn right onto S Fork Walla Walla River Road. Travel approx. 8 miles and the trailhead is on the left.

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