SUNRISE BUTTE TRAIL

Trail #255
Prairie City Ranger District
Malhuer National Forest
Open: JUNE TO NOVEMBER
Length: 3.7 MILES
Difficulty: More Difficult
Elevation: 6550 FEET to 7200 FEET
Usage: LIGHT
Hiking: Allowed
Horses: Allowed
Mt Biking: Prohibited
ATVs: Prohibited

Features

This trail into the Vinegar Hill-Indian Rock Scenic Area offers a spectacular vista of the Middle Fork Valley and the peaks of the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness far to the south, while ascending the south face of Sunrise Butte.
At a Glance

Access

From the town of Prairie City, OR., travel east on US Highway 26 approximately 13 miles to the junction with US Highway 7. Follow US Highway 7 approximately 2 miles to the junction with County Road 20 (Middle Fork of the John Day River Road). Follow County Road 20 approximately 8 miles to the junction of Forest Road 4550. Follow Forest Road 4550 approximately 4 miles to the junction with Forest Road 4555. Follow the Forest Road 4555 approximately 2 miles to the trailhead.

Latitude: 44.663081
Longitude: -118.6471