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Wildcat Spring in Wildcat Basin is one of the few good water sources in the area. Undeveloped trailhead. Parking is difficult, but not impossible for stock trailers. Passenger vehicles are encouraged to park in a manner so that room is available for vehicles with horse trailers to turn around. Stock water is available at trailhead, as well as tie stalls. Please refrain from parking or driving in the nearby meadow.

Directions: From John Day: From John Day, travel south on US highway 395 for approximately 10 miles. Turn left onto County road 65. Follow the county road, which will turn into Forest Service road 15, turn onto Forest Service road 1520. Continue past the Canyon Meadows campground to the end of the road and follow the signs to the trailhead.

Seasonal Access: Normally Open: June-November

Facility Type: Trail

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