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A short drive from Summer Lake and you can enjoy pine forests, mountain lakes and breathtaking views. Government Harvey Pass offers equestrian trails, biking, fishing, hiking, photography, and nature viewing. Pack a lunch and enjoy your day!
The Chewaucan River offers year round fly fishing  for Red Band & Brown wild trout. Plenty of camping and swimming areas are accessible along this pristine river.  Hikers will enjoy the meadows and forests and may find leaf fossils as there are plenty in the neighborhood. 
Summer Lake Wildlife Viewing Area
The Summer Lake Wildlife Viewing Area is haven to a numerous variety of nature's waterfowl, shore and waterbirds. Songbirds are also available for your entertainment (on their schedule of course). Take a quick peek at the map of this exquisite natural waterfowl park and plan your drive accordingly. Birder's will find a variety of beauties as the Summer Lake Wildlife Viewing area is home to ducks, cranes, the white-faced ibis, and the great egrets, as well as a large variety of other fowl feathered friends. Frequent fliers also include snow geese, black-crowned night herons and the double crested cormorants.. A "must see" area for every outdoor enthusiast.
Look for petroglyphs at Picture Rock Pass.
Spend a day or two in the Gearhart Mountain Wilderness. You will enjoy
hiking, camping, swimming, fishing, wildlife watching, and horseback riding. Approximately 20 miles  of established trails cross the wilderness, including the popular Gearhart Mountain trail.

Other campground & picnic areas include:

East Bay Reservoir
Thompson Creek Reservoir
Silver Creek Marsh

High Desert!

Book your vacation today!
(541) 943-3993

Maps available in the lobby!

Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner, you'll get a delicious meal at our own "Flyway Restaurant". In the mood for a juicy steak? Kids with picky appetites? Or do you need  lunches to go? Our menu will meet almost every taste bud's expectations. Come on by and enjoy!

The Lodge At Summer Lake
53460 Highway 31
Summer Lake, Oregon 97640
Phone:  (541) 943-3993
[email protected]

The Lodge at Summer Lake
A Beautiful Oasis in the Oregon Outback
Thompson Creek Reservoir offers RV and Tent Camping, with plenty of hiking, fishing, biking and outdoor recreational opportunities.
Horse Camps
Freemont National Forest Silver Lake Ranger District: 541-576-2107

Antler Trailhead:  From Silver Lake Ranger Station go 1/4 mile west n Hwy 31 and turn left on  Country Rd 4-11. This road turns into FS Rd 27. Take FS Rd 27 for 9 miles, then turn right on FS Rd 2804.Go 2.5 miles to FS Rd 7645, turn left and travel 5 miles to FS Rd 036. Turn left and go approx. 2.3 miles to FS Rd 038. Turn right and drive another .6 miles to trailhead.
5 sites w/tables, fire grills, outhouse, horse water, two small corrals and hitching post.
No Reservations. No Fees. 

Farm Wels Trailhead:  From Silver Lake Ranger Station go east on Hwy 31 for 1/8 mile and turn right on Country Rd 4-12. Continue south for 6 miles to forest boundary, continue 1/4 mile to the junction of Rd 2916 and Rd 28. Turn left on 2916 and 6 miles to Farm Wells trailhead on your left. 5 sites, some tables, grills, toilet, three corrals, horse water and stock pond.
No Reservations. No Fees.

Silver Creek Marsh Campground:  From Silver Lake Ranger Station go 1/4 mile west on Hwy 31, turn left on Country Rd 4-11. Take SF Rd 27 for 10 miles. You should see the campground/trailhead entrance sign. 17 tent and trailer sites, picnic tables and fire grates, horse water, three corrals, 5 hitching posts.
No Reservations. Fees: $6.00