Andy Kerr

Conservationist, Writer, Analyst, Operative, Agitator, Strategist, Tactitian, Schmoozer, Raconteur

62. Westfall Butte (Westfall Highlands Unit)

Suggested Citation: Kerr, Andy. 2000. Oregon Desert Guide: 70 Hikes. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books. p. 219.

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What to Expect: A nice easy walk to some nice views

Distance: 3.2-mile loop

Elevation Range: 4,500-5,741 feet

Drinking Water: No

Best Times: Spring, fall

USGS 7.5' Map: Westfall Butte

Oregon Map Starting Point: Westfall

About 1 mile west of Westfall is a bridge. West 0.5 mile from the bridge take BLM's "Lawrence Road" approximately 3 miles to an intersection. Take the right (straight west, not south) fork 1.6 miles to a gate. Go through the gate (west) and continue 8 miles and park directly east of Westfall Butte.

Proceed directly to the summit. Continue southerly on the ridge to Hart Spring and return to your vehicle.