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Crane Mountain Trailhead

Provides access toCrane Mountain National Recreation Trail #161. An 8.3 mile portion of this trail, south of the summit of Crane Mountain, is within the Crane-Bidwell Semi-Primitive Motorized Area. Crane Mountain Trailhead is located in the South Warner Mountains, 15 minutes southeast, of Lakeview, Oregon at 6,585 feet in elevation

This distinctive high elevation forest features mixed conifers like white bark pine. Open meadows and some wetlands make this a diverse landscape. There are remnants of the old fire lookout at the summit of Crane Mountain, including stunning views.

Parking area is adequate for trailer turnaround and signed trail directions are present. This trailhead also offers dispersed camping.

There is no potable water. Visitors need to pack plenty of water.

Activities

  • Bicycling
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Trails

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