Slide Lake Trail #5007

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This trail, in the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness, provides access to Little Slide and Slide Lake via Skyline Trail #385.  This is a short 0.5 mile connector trail.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 6/12/2018: Slide Lake Trail #5007 is open. Be prepared for rapidly changing weather conditions and plan ahead. Permits are not needed to backpack in the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness. Trail condition reports are compiled from input as described by visitors and staff. Conditions can change very quickly on the Forest and what is listed here may not reflect what visitors actually encounter on the ground.
Open Season: June
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness Regulations apply. Motorized and mountain bike use prohibited.
Closest Towns: Prairie City, OR
Information Center: Prairie City Ranger District

General Information


From the town of Prairie City, OR., turn onto South Main Street.  Follow South Main Street to the junciton with Bridge Street.  Turn left onto Bridge Street.  The second turn to the right off of Bridge Street is Bridge Street again.  Turn right onto Bridge Street and follow it to the city limits the road then becomes County Road 60.  Follow County Road 60 south from Prairie City about 7 miles the road then becomes Forest Road 6001.  Follow Forest Road 6001 approximately 2 miles to Strawberry Campground and the Strawberry Basin Trailhead. From Strawberry Basin Trailhead take the Strawberry Basin Trail #375 approximately 1mile to the junction with Slide Basin Trail #372 on the left.  Follow approximately 2 miles to the intersection with the Skyline Trail #385.  Follow the Skyline Trail #385 south approximately 0.5 miles to Slide Lake Trail #5007 sign.


Parking for this trail is available at the Strawberry Campground. 



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  Area/Length : 
0.5 miles

  Elevation : 
7170 - 7230