Vee Lake Trailhead/Campground

Area Status: Open

Vee Lake Trailhead/Campground is a ending point for the southern segment Fremont National Recreation Trail in the North Warner Mountains. The trailhead is located one hour 15 minutes northeast of Lakeview, Oregon.  The site overlooks Hart Mountain National Wildlife Refuge on the edge of the high desert.

The trailhead offers two camping sites and one vault toilet that are maintained during the open season.

The mixed forest features ponderosa pine, white fir, and some aspen stands. Vee Lake is stocked with rainbow trout, and there is a launch for electric motor boats and canoes. One unique feature of Vee Lake is an earthen, man-made dam on which one can walk around.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: (Lakeview Ranger District)
Fees: No fee
Open Season: 05/15 - 10/15; 10/16-05/14 Open with reduced services
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Lakeview, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Lakeview Ranger District

General Information


Vee Lake Trailhead is located one hour 15 minutes northeast of Lakeview, OR.

From lakeview, OR take Oregon Highway 395 north from Lakeview toward Paisley, Oregon, to Oregon Highway 140. Turn right on Hwy 140 heading east. Turn left onto Forest Service (FS) Road 3615 and continue north. Take a right turn on FS Road 3616. The trailhead is located at the end of the road.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Mountain Biking

Campground Camping

No. of Sites 1 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites None

Lake and Pond Fishing

Day Hiking

Horse Riding

Viewing Wildlife

Viewing Plants

Viewing Scenery


Boating - Non-Motorized

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6100 feet