South Pyramid Horse Camp

Area Status: Unreachable
  
 

This horse camp was designed, installed and is maintained with the help of Mid-Valley Oregon Equestrian Trail Group.  In 2013 the old corral system was replaced with a 12 horse permanent hi-line system with the help of great group of volunteers.

This horse camp offers a centrally located base camp for accessing the Old Cascade Crest and Middle Santiam Wilderness Trail Systems.  

Old Cascade Crest Trails include:

  • South Pyramid Creek Trail #3403
  • Chimney Peak Trail #3382
  • Gordan Peak Trail #3387
  • Scar Mountain Trail #3402
  • North Pyramid Trail #4161
  • Pyramids Trail #3380
  • Crescent Mountain Trail #3384

a short road ride off of the North Pyramid - Scar Mountain Trail off of Forest Service Road 2266 offers access to:

  • Parish Lake Trail #3383
  • Riggs Lake Trail #3388
  • Daly Lake Trail #3385

Middle Santiam  Trails include:

  • Chimney Peak Trail #3382
  • McQuade Creek Trail #3397
  • Swamp Peak Trail #3401
  • Gordan Peak Trail #3387

At a Glance

Reservations: No advance reservations. All sites are first come first serve.
Permit Info: Self-issue Wilderness Permit
Open Season: Year Round
Restrictions:
Closest Towns: Cascadia, Sweet Home and Marion Forks, Oregon
Water: Spring water pool is available for watering horses. Filter water for human consumption.

General Information

Parking:

Ample Parking space for up to 8 - 10 horse trailers.


Directions:

Access 1: From Sweet Home, Oregon follow Highway 20 for 30 miles to the junction with Sheep Creek Road (Forest Service Road 2047), turn left onto FS Road 2047 and travel 13 miles to the junction with Forest Service Road 747, turn onto FS Road 747 and drive to the end of the road where the horse camp is located.

Access 2: From Detroit, Oregon follow Highway 22 for 23.5 miles to the junction with Forest Service Road 2266, turn right onto FS Road 2266 and travel 11 miles to the junction with Forest Service Road 2047, turn left onto FS Road 2047 and drive another 5 miles to the junction with Forest Service Road 747, turn onto FS Road 747 and drive to the end of the road where the horse camp is located.


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Activities


Hiking

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Day Hiking

Status: Open
Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Backpacking

Status: Open
Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Horse Riding & Camping

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.49499008230209

  Longitude : 
-122.1380490497858

  Elevation : 
2740

 



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