Round Mountain North Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This trailhead is located near Walton Lake and provides easy access to the northern end of Round Mountain Trail (#805). The site has a large parking area that will accommodate vehicles of most sizes. Additionally, it is just a short distance down a dirt road which comes off of Forest Service Road 22, so the majority of the drive is on pavement.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open year-round. This is not a gated facility. Access is subject to favorable weather conditions.
Reservations: This is a First Come, First Served facility.
Area Amenities: Parking
Fees This is a free facility.
Restrictions: This is a Day-Use only facility.  No overnight camping is permitted at trailheads or Sno-Parks on the Ochoco National Forest or Crooked River National Grassland.
Closest Towns: Prineville, Oregon
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Ochoco National Forest
3160 NE Third Street
Prineville, Oregon 97754
(541) 416-6500

General Information


From Prineville, Oregon:

Head east on Highway 126 and continue for approximately 13 miles.

Turn right onto Highway 123 and continue for approximately 7 miles.

Turn left onto Forest Service Road 22 at the junction of Forest Service Road 22 and Forest Service Road 42.

Continue for approximately 7 miles.

Make the first right after Walton Lake Campground.

The Round Mountain North Trailhead is located at the end of that road.

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Parking Parking is available in the parking lot, and can accommodate a variety of vehicle sizes.
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