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High Prairie Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Looking back down at High Prairie from the lookout. (Tom Kloster)
The bloom begins with shooting stars and buttercups (cfm)
Parking area and restroom at the trailhead (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Driving Directions

From Portland, the trailhead can be reached by following Highway 26 past Government Camp, then turning north on Highway 35. Pass the Mount Hood Meadows interchange and continue several miles down the East Fork valley to Highway 44 (Dufur Mill Road). Turn right and follow Highway 44 for 3.8 miles to Road 4410. Turn right onto this gravel road and climb 4.8 miles past numerous spur roads to a t-intersection with Bennett Pass Road at the west edge of High Prairie. Turn left, and travel a short distance to the trailhead parking area. There is restroom at the trailhead, but no water.

Fees / Regulations

  • Northwest Forest Pass (or America the Beautiful Pass) required.

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