Round Mountain South Trailhead

Area Status: Open
Round Mtn South

This trailhead is located just off of Forest Service Road 42 in a large unpaved parking lot.

Round Mountain Trail (#805) heads north from here requiring you to cross Forest Service Road 42, so please do that with extreme caution since the trail is located near a sharp curve in the road.  

At a Glance

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: US 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 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 Road 42 for approximately 7 miles.

Turn right onto Forest Service Road 4205, the spur road to Round Mountain Trailhead

Round Mountain South Trailhead will be on your left.

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

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