Black Butte Trailhead

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

This trailhead provides access to Black Butte Trail and has a very small parking lot with limited capacity. This is a very busy trailhead in the summer with many vehicles and hikers.

Recreation Fee Site: Parking at this site requires a recreation pass. Passes are available at this site, but can also be purchased from Forest Service offices or vendors. Please check here for more information about recreation passes and where they can be purchased.

Acceptable passes include:

  • $5 Day Pass
  • Northwest Forest Pass
  • Interagency Annual Pass
  • Interagency Senior Pass (America the Beautiful, Golden Age)
  • Interagency Access Pass
  • Interagency Military Pass
  • Every Kid in a Park Pass
  • Northwest Forest ePass

At a Glance

Fees $5/vehicle/day from May 1 through September 30
Open Season: Mid-April
Restrictions: This is a hiker only trail.
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment

General Information


From Sisters, OR: Travel 6.3 miles northwest on Highway 20, then 3.9 miles north on Forest Service Road 11, then 5.5 miles west on Forest Service Road 1110.

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Trailhead is at 5000 feet


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