Mt. Hood National Forest, Near Madras, Oregon
Olallie Lake Day Use/Picnic Site does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!
Olallie Lake Day Use Area with its views of Olallie Lake and Mt. Jefferson in the background, is located adjacent to the Olallie Lake Resort. It is popular for picnicking, fishing and non-motorized boating.
After being evacuated before the Lionshead Fire burned through in Sept., experiencing blowdown in winter storms, and being buried in snow at 5,000 ft., Olallie Lake reopened July 22, 2021!
Contact the Olallie Lake Resort for reservation info for cabins and resort.
Sites south of the lake, including Peninsula CG, Horseshoe Lake CG, and Skyline Rd, suffered extensive fire and storm damage and will NOT reopen in 2021.
The PCT trailhead at Olallie Lake is also full of dangerous hazard trees and will remain closed in 2021. PCT hikers should join the PCT further north at Timothy Lake. (Or south at Pamelia Lake on the Willamette National Forest.)