Arch Rock Trail

Arch Rock is an ashflow tuff with a scenic arch and several small rockshelters eroded into the outcrop.

photo: Arch Rock - worth a look!. Photo by USFS.

Length: 0.30 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Backcountry
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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Location: In the Malheur NF, 25 mi. from Prairie City. Follow SR 26, Grant Co. Rd. 18, and FS Rds. 36 and 3650.
State(s): Oregon
Counties: Grant
Longitude: -118.84216
Latitude: 44.63652

Driving Directions

From John Day, Drive East on Us. Highway 26, approximately 9 miles to county Road 18. Drive North on County Road 18, approximately 9 miles to 36 approximately 9 miles to Forest service Road(FSR) 3650. Drive East on FSR 3650 to trailhead.


Very scenic, easy, short hike. Very photogenic trail with interesting rock formations. No toilet, Facilities available. Pack it in pack it out.

Additional Details

Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: Grant County Trail Information
Website: USFS Trail Details

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.

Trail Management:
Robin Murray
Trails Coordinator
Forest Service
P.O. Box 849
431 Patterson Bridge Rd.
John Day, OR 97845
(541) 575-3000



Arch Rock - worth a look!. Photo by USFS.

Arch Rock - worth a look!. Photo by USFS.


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