Line Butte West Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This trailhead, which is located on the forest boundary in the southwestern region of the Ochoco National Forest, allows access to Line Butte Trail (#807).  It is a bit challenging to access the trailhead from any direction and requires travel on gravel or dirt roads.

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 or Post, 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 26 for approximately 13 miles.

Turn right onto County Road 123 and continue for approximately 7 miles.

Stay right at the junction of Forest Service Road 22 and Forest Service Road 42.

Continue on Forest Service 42 for approximately 15 miles.

Turn right onto Forest Service Road 4215 and proceed for approximately 2 miles.

Turn right onto Forest Service Road 4220 and continue for approximately 7 miles (This route is slightly shorter in distance, but if you want to stay on a better quality road you can skip this turn and just stay on Forest Service Road 4215).

At the junction of Forest Service Road 4220 and Forest Service Road 4215, turn right and continue for another 2 miles.

At the junction of Forest Service Roads 4215, 4235, and 050 turn right onto Forest Service Road 050.

Proceed for approximately 2 miles and Line Butte Trailhead will be on your right.

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