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High Prairie Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Beginning of the High Prairie Trail across the road from the parking area (bobcat)
Parking area and restroom at the trailhead (bobcat)
The bloom begins with shooting stars and buttercups (cfm)


Hikes starting here

Hikes including this location

Driving Directions

From the last traffic light at the east end of Sandy (ARCO station), drive 30.8 miles through Zigzag, Rhododendron and Government Camp on Highway 26 to the junction with Highway 35.

Exit to the right and drive for 13.6 miles to make a right turn onto paved FR 44 for Lookout Mountain, Camp Baldwin, and Dufur.

Drive up 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.
  • Wilderness rules apply
  • Vault toilet, picnic table

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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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