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Diamond Lake

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Other Names

Umpqua National Forest, Diamond Lake Ranger District, Mt. Bailey, Elephant Mountain, Elbow Butte, Lemolo Lake, Basket Butte, Kelsay Mountain

Last Known StatusOpen

This part of the Umpqua National Forest offers miles of ATV and UTV trails that wind near a pristine lake. The trails mainly head west and south but if you head north you will and eventually reach Lemolo Lake.

There are numerous camping and boating opportunities, plus a seasonal RV campground that offers full hookups. Diamond Lake RV park is close to a trail connector that ties into forest service roads. The trails close seasonally to motorized use from November through May but during the winter months snowmobiles are permitted on the trail system.

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Permit RequiredYesOregon ATV Permit stickers required
Dates OpenMay 1 through November 30
Other ATV Stickers AcceptedYesAn operating permit issued for another state will be honored, but only if the issuing state also honors Oregon operating permits. (As of October 1, 2021, Oregon no longer honors stickers from Washington.) (AZ, CA, ID, IN, MO, NV, PA, SC, UT, VT)
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting exhaust silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (99 dB)
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthNo Restriction
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles & Dirt BikesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTV & SXSPermitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates 4x4 & Jeeps (registered)Permitted
Dune Buggy & Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
PermittedOregon ATV Permit stickers required
2 Stroke EnginesNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingUnknown
Trail BlazingProhibitedkeep on the trail
Rule Enforcement


AreaMotorized Trails
LandNational Forest


Tent: $15.00
RV: $15.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $5.00
Broken Arrow Campground Fee


Our RatingRatingGood
Recommended StayFull Day
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Nearest CityCrescent, OR
AddressDeer Hollow, Crescent, OR 97733
Go Back To Oregon List
Trail MapGo To Trail Map
From: Klamath Falls, OR
1) Take Hwy 97 North about 60 miles
2) Turn left (west) onto Hwy 138, continue about 17.5 miles
3) Turn left (west) onto W Diamond Lake Hwy, continue .1 miles
4) Turn right (north) onto FS Road 6592, continue 1.3 miles
5) Diamond Lake RV Park is on the right (east).


Contact InfoUmpqua National Forest - Diamond Lake Ranger District
2020 Toketee Ranger Station
Idelyd Park, OR 97447
(541) 498-2531
Contact InfoDiamond Lake RV Park
3500 Diamond Lake Loop
Diamond Lake, OR 97731
(541) 793-3318
Contact InfoOregon State Parks Online Store
725 Summer Street NE, Suite C
Salem, OR 97301
(800) 551-6949


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Diamond Lake Trail

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Approx Size16,000 acres (25 sq mi)
Miles Of Trail10
Climate TypeForest
Elevation4100 to 5200 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintained
Loose DirtThis trail has little loose dirt.Little
Hard PackThe trail has mostly hard pack terrain.Mostly
SandThis trail has little sandy areas.Little
MudThe trail has some mud after it rains.Some
DustThe trail has some dust on typical days.Some
RocksThis trail has little rocks.Little
TreesThe trail has many trees.Many
Steep HillsThis trail has few steep hills.Few
Water CrossingsThe trail has few water crossings.Few
Small JumpsThis trail has no small jumps.None
Large JumpsThis trail has no large jumps.None
BermsThe trail has some berms.Some
Sand/Gravel PitsThis national forest has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single TrackThis national forest has no single track trails.None
RoadsThis national forest has mostly roads.Mostly
ShadeThis national forest has many shaded areas.Many
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has little expert terrain.Little


Gasoline GasolineCrescent, OR
Diesel DieselCrescent, OR
Potable Water WaterCrescent, OR
RV Hookups RV HookupCrescent, OR
RV Dump Station RV DisposalCrescent, OR
Primitive Camping CampgroundCrescent, OR
Convenience Store Conv StoreCrescent, OR
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