Olallie Lake Day Use Area/Picnic Site

Area Status: Open

Olallie Lake Day Use Area, with its views of Olallie Lake and Mt. Jefferson in the background, is located adjacent to the Olallie Lake Resort. It is popular for picnicking, fishing, and non-motorized boating. 

Contact the Olallie Lake Resort for reservation info for cabins and yurts. Campgrounds are not reservable and are first come, first served. Note: the resort only accepts cash or check.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Opened 6/16/23. Check Olallie Lake Resort for more information.
Open Season: June - September
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Estacada, OR
Water: Bring your own drinking water.
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Concessionaire
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General Information


Alternate access from Forest Road 46 has been restored.  From east or west, travel US Hwy 26 and take Forest Road 42 south (Timothy Lake/Skyline Rd. turnoff). Travel on Forest Road 42 for about 22 miles and turn left onto Forest Road 4220. Travel about 12 miles to Olallie Lake.

Closed in winter.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Lake and Pond Fishing

Fishing in Ollalie Lake.

Day Hiking

Hiking trails wind throughout the lake-filled Olallie Lake scenic area, including the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, which heads south into the Mount Jefferson Wilderness.


Boating - Non-Motorized

Canoeing in Ollalie Lake

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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