Lookout Mountain

  • Moderate
  • 7-mile loop
  • 1220 feet elevation gain
  • Open June to late November
  • Use: hikers, horses, bicycles

From the wildflower-spangled sagebrush meadows of Lookout Mountain’s plateau, views stretch beyond the forested Ochoco Mountains to a string of Cascade snowpeaks. A loop trail not only visits the summit’s old lookout site, but also a rustic shelter and an interesting abandoned mine.

From Prineville, drive Highway 26 …

Just 100 yards up Road …

This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Eastern Oregon.