Strawberry Basin Trailhead

Area Status: Open

The trailhead provides access to Strawberry Basin Trail #375Little Strawberry Trail #375AStrawberry Lake Trail #375B within Strawberry Mountain Wilderness. The Strawberry Basin Trailhead is a perfect starting point for hikers wanting to explore the many trails in the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Visitors should be prepared for rapidly changing weather conditions. Please remember that if you pack it in, please pack it out with you.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Wilderness Regulations apply. Motorized and mountain bike use prohibited.
Closest Towns: Prairie City, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Prairie City Ranger District

General Information


From Prairie City, OR., turn onto South Main Street.  Follow South Main Street to the junction with Bridge Street.  Turn left onto Bridge Street, the second road to the right will be Bridge Street again.  Turn right onto Bridge Street and follow it to city limits, he road then becomes County Road 60.  Continue on County Road 60 for approximately 7 miles the road then becomes Forest Road #6001.  Continue on Forest Road #6001 approximately 2 miles to Strawberry Campground and the trailhead. 

General Notes:

This is an OPEN County road to the Forest boundary, then an open FS road to the campground.  Please respect private property to the Forest boundary.

The last mile of the road is leading to the campground and trailhead to Strawberry Lake is very narrow, steap and after rains may become very rutted.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

The Strawberry Basin Trailhead is the start of the Strawberry Basin Trail #375 that leads into the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness.  The trail makes a great 1.4 mile hike that climbs 1000 feet in elevation to Strawberry Lake, Strawberry Falls and Little Strawberry Lake.  The trail also connects to other trails such as Slide Basin Trail #372 allowing access to Slide Lake.  Connect with Skyline Trail #385 to head over to High Lake, then connect with Onion Creek Trail #368 and loop back to Strawberry Lake. 

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities



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