Summit Lake Trailhead

Area Status: Closed

The Summit Lake Trailhead is a very primitive trailhead located along the Wild and Scenic North Powder River. It serves as a trailhead for both the Summit Lake and North Powder River Trails.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Current Conditions
Reservations: This site is not reservable.
Area Amenities: Parking
Fees: No fees are required for this site.
Open Season: June
Usage: Light
Best Season: July-August
Closest Towns: Baker City, Oregon (30 miles)
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Whitman Ranger District

General Information


From Baker City, Oregon head north on Highway 30 toward Haines for approximately 10 miles; In Haines turn left and follow the Anthony Lake Highway signs for approximately 11 miles to Foothill Road; Turn left on Foothill Road and go south for approximately 3.5 miles to Bulger Flat Lane (County Road 566); Turn right on Bulger Flat Lane and head west and south west on an unnamed road for approximately 4 miles to the Forest Service (FS) boundary; At the FS boundary the road becomes FS road 7301; Follow FS road 7301 for approximately 5 miles to the trailhead. Both the North Powder River (#1632) and Summit Lake Trails (#1635) begin at this trailhead. The last 5 miles of Forest Service 7301 road past the Forest Service boundary are recommended for high clearance vehicles only.


Parking is limited at the trailhead.

Recreation Map

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Mountain Biking

Day Hiking


Horse Riding


Parking: Limited parking at site

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6260 feet