Lost Lake Trailhead

Area Status: Open
Lake Creek/Lost Lake Trailhead

Provides access to: Lost Lake Trail #3020 (non-wilderness) and Lake Creek Trail #3018 (wilderness).

Directions: From Granite, travel west on Grant County Road 24 (Forest Road 10) for 3.4 miles until the pavement turns to gravel.  Continue on Forest Road 10, which turns uphill to the right (west).  Travel another 11.5 miles on Forest Road 10 (past the entrance to Olive Lake) and the trailhead is located on the left (south) side of the road.  

Directly across from the Desolation Guard Station, the trailhead accesses the Lost Lake Trail #3020 (a non-wilderness trail) on the south side of Forest Road 10 and the Lake Creek Trail #3018 (a wilderness  trail) on the north side of Forest Road 10.  There are several large dispersed campsites and a stock corral at the trailhead.

Trailhead and dispersed camps, corral and trailhead parking:

Lost Lake Trailhead dispersed camps (all around the loop road)Lost Lake Trailhead Corral.Lost Lake Trailhead.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Forest trails are not maintained and typically not accessible from late fall through late spring due to snow. Please call the North Fork John Day Ranger District Office for up-to-date information.
Fees: No fee.
Open Season: Late May
Restrictions: Wilderness restrictions apply within the North Fork John Day Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Granite, OR
Information Center: North Fork John Day Ranger District

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