Fremont Point Day Use Trailhead


Located right on the edge of Winter Rim 55 minutes southeast of Paisley, Oregon, The Fremont Point Day Use Area offers a dramatic, windswept landscape with commanding views. Mesmerizing vistas include Summer Lake, the Great Basin and distant mountain ranges. Perched on a vertical rocky overlook at over 7,000 feet in elevation, this open, sagebrush setting is an ideal place for a scenic picnic or quiet afternoon.

Amenities include a picnic table and vaulted toilet. Alert: There is no potable water. Visitors need to bring an adequate supply of water.

Provides access to Fremont National Recreation Trail from the day use area. This multi-use trail features hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding opportunities for miles. Less than a half mile beyond the day use area on a primitive road lies the Fremont Point Cabin, available by reservation only.

At a Glance

Fees No fee
Open Season: 6/15 - 9/15
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Summer Lake, OR
Water: No potable water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Silver Lake Ranger District

General Information


From Summer Lake, OR head north on OR-31 toward Co Hwy 4-17/Thousand Springs Lane for 4.6 miles. Turn left onto Forest Road 290 and travel on Forest Road 290 for about 16 miles. Then turn left onto Forest Road 3119 and travel 1.9 miles and merge onto Forest Road 3004 and follow to the trailhead.

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