*Fire Closure* Olallie Lake Resort is now closed for the 2020 season.
Updates on the Olallie Lake scenic area and resort will be given as they become available. As of Thursday, 10/8/20, the cabin/resort area did survive the fire!! The survival of the resort area, Guard Station cabin and much of the Paul Dennis campground is due 100% to the amazing work that was done by the Forest Service, Warm Springs firefighters and fire fighters from all areas coming in to help. They did risk their lives (they almost did not make it out) to save this area for all to enjoy for generations to come!! However, most of the surrounding area is completely burnt :(
PLEASE STAY AWAY!! As of today, 10/9/20, the Olallie Lake area is still smoking with trees and snags falling. The fire fighters have large crews in clearing roads and there are road blocks set up to keep the public out. Even when we get a weather change it will not be safe...many of the dead standing trees may start falling. It is not a safe place to be, please stay away until the Forset Service can get in to assess the damage - we have not been able to get to the other campgrounds yet. We are praying for a fire free year in 2021!
Existing Cabin Reservations: All remaining cabin reservations for the 2020 season have now been canceled. We are in the process of issuing refunds or giving credit for next year.
Olallie Lake Resort will try to reply to emails within 5 days.
Olallie Lake Scenic Area and COVID-19
Please help us by maintaining social distancing (6 feet from others), wait 6 feet away when needed for others to pass (including on the dock), wear a mask when in the store and wash hands often with water and soap!! With the help of everyone we hope to have a safe and relaxing time in the great outdoors this summer. Thank you for all your support!!
Month of June Totals: Precipitation 5.67"; Snow 2.6"; 88 deg. high on June 23rd; 30 deg. low on June 2nd and 7th. High rain of 1.41" on June 15th and high snow of 1.5" on June 14th.
Month of July Totals: Precipitation 0.07"; Snow 0"; 93 deg. high on July 30th; 31 deg. low on July 13th. We had 28 days without rain; a mean temp of 59.4 degrees; high mean of 72 degrees on July 30th; low mean of 43.5 degrees on July 1st; 3 days of 90+ degrees.
Month of August Totals: Precipitation 0.24"; Snow 0"; 94 deg. high on Aug 15th; 33 deg. low on Aug 7th. We had 27 days without rain; a mean temp of 60.6 degrees; high mean of 74 degrees on Aug 15th; low mean of 48.5 degrees on August 6th; one day of 90+ degrees.
(Weather for previous years is located at the bottom of this page.)
Olallie Lake Resort originated in 1932. It is a remote high mountain rustic resort located in the Mt. Hood National Forest with an amazing view of Mt. Jefferson. Today, the resort still feels like the 1930?s with a small general store, wooden rowboats to rent and 10 cabins that have wood burning stoves, kerosene lanterns, outside water spigots and no cell phone or internet service. It is a place to relax and enjoy the magical surroundings of the Olallie Lake Scenic Area. We are open seasonally from June to October, depending on snowmelt.
Olallie Lake is stocked with rainbow trout yearly by the Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife. Since the resort was established, Olallie Lake has been a no swimming, no motorized boats kind of lake. It is a favorite fishing spot for generations of families and new comers each summer. Within the Olallie Lake Scenic Area, we have 46 other lakes that are wonderful for swimming. Head Lake, located across the road from the resort, is where many cabin guests and campers like to swim.
In addition to fishing and swimming, many people visit the area to hike and camp. The Pacific Crest Trail is located within 1/10th of a mile from the resort and provides miles of beautiful hiking. There are also many other trails that range from easy to difficult. For camping, we have 7 forest service campgrounds in the area, three of which are located on Olallie Lake. All the campsites are primitive ? no running water, only pit toilets. Campsites rent on a first come first serve basis; no reservation needed.
Please be mindful of the remote location ? no gas, no internet, no electricity, no ATM and no cell phone coverage. Olallie Lake Scenic Area is just a beautiful, peaceful place to visit.
We look forward to having you visit this summer!
Month of June Totals: Precipitation 1.18"; Snow 1.5"; 87 deg. high on June 24th; 30 deg. low on June 5th & 10th
Month of July Totals: Precipitation 0.00"; Snow 0.0"; 94 deg. high on July 28th; 28 deg. low on July 3rd
Month of August Totals: Precipitation 0.12"; Snow 0.0"; 96 deg. high on Aug 9th; 34 deg. low on Aug 25th
Month of September Totals: Precipitation 0.87" of which 0.50" fell on Sept 16th; Snow 0.0"; 83 deg. high on Sept 7th; 28 deg. low on Sept 24th
Month of October Totals: Sorry, we closed on Oct 7th this year (2018) :(
Month of June Totals: Precipitation 1.99"; Snow 0.8"; 87 deg. high on June 12th; 31 deg. low on June 7th, 8th & 9th.
Month of July Totals: Precipitation 0.59"; Snow 0.0"; 86 deg. high on July 25th; 36 deg. low on July 20th & 24th. We had four days in the 80's and seven mornings in the 30's. The mean temp for July 2019 was 57.9 deg. which was 6 deg. lower than the mean for 2018.
Month of August Totals: Precipitation 1.23"; Snow 0.0"; 93 deg. high on Aug 28th; 35 deg. low on Aug 12th. The mean temp for Aug 2019 was 62.0 deg. Highest precipitation day was .70 of an inch on Aug 29th.
Month of September Totals: Precipitation 4.75"; Snow 2.5"; 84 deg. high on Sept 4th and 5th; 26 deg. low on Sept 30th. The mean temp for Sept 2019 was 51.1 deg. Highest precipitation day was .95 of an inch on Sept 17th. In 2018, we had only .87 of an inch of rain in Sept!! Also, Sept 2019 had 11 days without rain where as Sept 2018 had 24 days without rain.
?This institution is an equal opportunity service provider and employer, which operates under a special use permit issued by the Mt. Hood National Forest, USDA Forest Service.?