Lake Fork West Trailhead

Large gravel trailhead with pine trees

The Lake Fork West Trailhead is a rustic trailhead located about 0.5 miles from Fish Lake Campground. The facility is set in an open pine area. The Lake Fork Trail (#1876) goes down along Lake Fork Creek and ends at the Lake Fork Creek Trailhead along Forest Road 39/ Hells Canyon Scenic Byway.

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
Restrictions: General rules of use and restrictions apply for this developed recreation site.
Closest Towns: Halfway, Oregon (19 miles); Enterprise, Oregon (71 miles)
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Pine or Whitman Ranger District

General Information


In Halfway, Oregon travel north on Main Street to Fish Lake Road; Turn right on Fish Lake road and go 3.3 miles to Clear Creek Road; Turn left on Clear Creek Road and go 4 miles to Forest Road 66; Turn right on Forest Road 66 and go on 13.5 miles to the trailhead entrance on right side of road. (It is before the Fish Lake Campground entrance). Most of the upper forest road is narrow, single land gravel and dirt road.

From Enterprise, Oregon travel south on Oregon State Highway 82 to Joseph for about 6.5 miles; In Joseph turn left on Oregon State 350 and go about 8 miles to the Wallowa Loop Road; Turn right on the Wallowa Loop Road (also known as the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway) and travel on this road which eventually becomes Forest Road 39 for 40.5 miles to Forest Road 66; Turn right on Forest Road 66 and go about 13 miles to the trailhead entrance on the left. (It is past the Fish Lake Campground entrance)

Recreation Map

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Horse Riding


Parking: Large rock parking area for RVs and trucks with trailers

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