Lake Creek Trailhead, N. Fork John Day Wilderness

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Lake Creek Trailhead.

Provides access to: Lake Creek Trail #3018 which accesses North Fork John Day Wilderness.

Limited parking and dispersed camping is located near the 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
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness restrictions apply
Closest Towns: Dale, OR
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: North Fork John Day Ranger District 

General Information


From Dale, travel north on Highway 395 about 1.2 miles. Turn right on Forest Road 55 and after less than 1 mile, turn right onto Forest Road 10 towards Olive Lake and travel about 10 miles. Then turn left on Forest Service Road 1010 and travel approximately 15 miles to the trailhead on the north side of the road.

Lake Creek Trailhead parking:

Lake Creek Trailhead parking.

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