Nez Perce - Nee Me Poo

Type: Backcountry
Length: 5.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Camping
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: In Hell’s Canyon National Recreation Area NE of Imnaha. Trail descends to Dug Bar on the Snake River.
States: Oregon
Counties: Wallowa
Latitude: 45.81728   Longitude: -116.7666

East of Enterprise, OR

Description

The trail travels across the corner of Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, which includes Hells Canyon, the deepest Canyon in North America. A diverse and rugged terrain, the area is rich in historic and prehistoric cultural areas. Opportunities to view prickly pear cactus, elk, big horn sheep, and mule deer occur at many sections of the trail.

Additional Details

Width: 18 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 5%
Elevation Low Point: 1,005
Elevation High Point: 2,690
Year Designated: 1979

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: Nez Perce National Historic Trail #1727

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

John Hollenbeak
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
Hells Canyon National Recreation Area
PO Box 905
Joseph , OR 97846
(541) 426-5520
jhollenbeak@fs.fed.us
http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/w-w

Information Receptionist
Wallowa Mountains Office

(541) 426-5546

 

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