Dean Creek Trailhead

Area Status: Not Cleared
Vehicle parked at a forested trailhead

The Dean Creek Trailhead is a small facility located on the south side of Phillips Lake. It one of several trailheads or areas available to access the Phillips Lake South Shoreline Trail #1610, and other mountain biking, hiking, equestrian, and Nordic trails in the Phillips Lake Trail system.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Current Conditions
Reservations: This site is not reservable.
Area Amenities: Parking
Fees: No fees or passes are required for this site.
Restrictions: General rules of use and restrictions apply for this developed recreation site.
All of the lake shore trails are closed to motorized vehicle use.
Closest Towns: Baker City, Oregon (26 miles)
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Whitman Ranger District

General Information


From Baker City, Oregon travel south on Highway 7 towards John Day, Oregon for 22 miles; Once past the upper end of the Phillips Lake turn left on Hudspeth Lane and go 1.2 miles to Forest Road 2220; Turn left on Forest Road 2220 going past the Southwest Shore Campground and Millers Lane Campground for 1.9 miles to the Forest Road 2220 and 1160 road junction; Turn left at the road junction and go 0.1 miles to the Trailhad.


Available for approximately 5-6 vehicles

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Mountain Biking

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Horse Riding

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Seasonal Information

Open year-round

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