From LaPine, OR
Take Hwy 31 / MP 29 - 30
Turn on Fort Rock Road
Continue past Fort Rock a couple miles
Turn left on Derricks Cave Road
Turn right on Road 5-12B
Turn on Road 6109 towards Green Mountain
From Lakeview, OR
Take Hwy 31 / MP 54
Take Road 5-14 / Arrow Gap Road
2 miles past Christmas Valley Store
Turn on Road 6019D / Crack In The Ground Road
Crack In The Ground 7 miles
Green Mountain Campground 12 12/2 mile
Snow on Road 5-14B
It melted by mid-morning...
March 22, 2010
Highway 31 / MP 54 and Arrow Gap Road
Derricks Cave Road and Road 5-12B
Fort Rock GS
Road 6109D towards Green Mountain
Road 6109 is dirt with some washboards
RVs not recommended
Drinking water at Christmas Valley Library
Broken Arrowhead near Fossil Lake
It is a federal crime to collect or disturb artifacts,
even a broken arrowhead.
Fort Rock Sagebrush Sandals.
In 1938, archaeologist Luther Cressman found
dozens of 9,000 - 10,000 year old sagebrush
sandals in Fort Rock Cave.
Picture Rock Pass Petroglyphs
These petroglyphs are used for most of the
tourist brochures and information guides in
PICTURE ROCK PASS PETROGLYPHS
LATITUDE: N 43°02.880
LONGITUDE: W 120°48.020
Petroglyphs on Highway 31 / MP 63
Six miles north from Summer Lake, OR
There are more petroglyphs in the area.
Woodpecker making a lot of noise
Saw a brown bear on Road#24
(Near the junction of Hwy.31)
Almost hit deer driving at night
Historic Structure on Road 5-14C
Fort Rock north from Silver Lake, OR
You used to be able to camp anywhere at Fort Rock.
There was a road up the middle and almost to the top.
If you walked around the circumference, would be
guaranteed to find an arrowhead.
View of Fort Rock in the Distance
Historic Fort Rock Cemetery
LATITUDE: N 43°22.245
LONGITUDE: W 121°03.828
There was a grave marker that said
Killed By Sheriffs Pose 1913, but it
Cabin Lake Campground
LATITUDE: N 43°29.708
LONGITUDE: W 121°03.441
Pine Mountain Observatory
PINE MOUNTAIN OBSERVATORY
LATITUDE: N 43°47.452
LONGITUDE: W 120°56.579
Elevation around 6300'
Viewed from Roberts Bay East #1 Campground
BAY RECREATION AREA
LATITUDE: N 44°06.810
LONGITUDE: W 120°42.020
Salt Creek Road for 8 miles
Viewed from Lower Palisades Campground
The Lower Crooked River National Back Country Byway
has some spectacular scenery and views. The Crooked River
carves it's way through old looking canyons of