This popular trail offers easy hiking, and biking during the summer months. During the winter months this trail becomes snow covered, creating a wonderful opportunity for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. via fs.usda.gov
From Burns, travel north on US Highway 395 approximately 17 miles. The trailhead is located in Idlewild Campground. Park in day use area near picnic shelter. Trail leaves campground at the boundary fence behind campsites in the upper loop, or at the cattle guard on the north side of the campground. Several signs direct visitors to trail access.From John Day, travel south on US Highway 395 approximately 53 miles, turn left into Idlewild Campground.