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Potato Butte Hike/Log

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Potato Butte Hike

This is a trail log page. The hike mile column refers to how many miles you'll have hiked on this particular hike to reach the listed point. Hike miles will be different from one hike to another. The trail mile column is a permanent marker for the trail measuring miles from the start of the trail. Trail miles are a permanent feature of the trail and are the same from hike to hike. Sections of the trail included in this hike are blue. Other trail segments are provided for you to personalize your own hikes.


Red Lake Trail #719
Hike Mile Trail Mile Elevation Notes Location
0.0 0.0 3600 Road.JPG Red Lake Trailhead
0.4 0.4 3800 Dirt Road
1.6 1.6 4620 Water.JPG Red Lake
1.7 1.7 4660 Water.JPG Creek
2.1 2.1 4700 Water.JPG Averill Lake
2.7 2.7 4820 Water.JPG Wall Lake
2.8 2.8 4900 Water.JPG Sheep Lake
2.9 2.9 4900 Junction.JPG Red Lake-Potato Butte Trail Junction
3.1 4900 Water.JPG Fork Lake
3.3 4900 Junction.JPG Red Lake-Lodgepole Trail Junction
4.3 5650 Trail summit
4.4 5300 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Red Lake Trail Junction
4.6 5200 Junction.JPG Red Lake-Cigar Cutoff Trail Junction
4.6 5200 Water.JPG Top Lake
4.8 5200 Intermittent waterfall
5.0 5040 Junction.JPG Red Lake-Timber Lake Trail Junction
5.7 3600 Road.JPG Red Lake Trail Trailhead


Potato Butte Trail #719A
Hike Mile Trail Mile Elevation Notes Location
2.9 0.0 4900 Junction.JPG Red Lake-Potato Butte Trail Junction
3.6 0.7 5300 View.JPG Potato Butte


  • Campsite.JPG Campsite
  • Closed.JPG Closed area
  • Bathroom.JPG Restrooms
  • Road.JPG Road access
  • Junction.JPG Trail junction
  • View.JPG View
  • Water.JPG Water source

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Oregon Hikers Field Guide is built as a collaborative effort by its user community. While we make every effort to fact-check, information found here should be considered anecdotal. You should cross-check against other references before planning a hike. Trail routing and conditions are subject to change. Please contact us if you notice errors on this page.

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