Black Butte Trailhead

Trailhead in Deschutes National Forest


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    Geolocation is not allowed



This trailhead provides access to Black Butte Trail and has a very small parking lot with limited capacity. This is a very busy trailhead in the summer with many vehicles and hikers.

Recreation Fee Site: Parking at this site requires a recreation pass. Passes are available at this site, but can also be purchased from Forest Service offices or vendors. Please check here for more information about recreation passes and where they can be purchased.

Acceptable passes include:

  • $5 Day Pass
  • Northwest Forest Pass
  • Interagency Annual Pass
  • Interagency Senior Pass (America the Beautiful, Golden Age)
  • Interagency Access Pass
  • Interagency Military Pass
  • Every Kid in a Park Pass
  • Northwest Forest ePass

Additional Information


$5/vehicle/day from May 1 through September 30


This is a hiker only trail.

Open Season Start



  • Day Hiking