Olive Lake

  • Easy (around Olive Lake)
  • 2.7-mile loop
  • 50 feet elevation gain
  • Open June through November
  • Use: hikers, horses, bicycles

  • Difficult (to Lost Creek)
  • 11.9-mile loop
  • 1860 feet elevation gain
  • Open July through October
  • Use: hikers, horses

Campers at this popular lake in the Greenhorn Mountains often hike around the shoreline trail, but relatively few have discovered the longer, more difficult loop to the alpine viewpoints on Saddle Ridge and the meadows of Lost Creek.

From downtown Baker City, drive …

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