Central Oregon Sights

Summit Prairie Drive

  • Scenic Drive/Tour

Published 01/25/2016

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The scenic drive winds past Lookout Mountain, Round Mountain, Walton Lake, and Big Summit Prairie. The prairie abounds with trout-filled creeks and has one of the finest stands of ponderosa pines in the state; wild horses, coyote, deer, and sometimes even elk roam the area. The prairie can be glorious between late May and June, when wildflowers with evocative names like mule ears, paintbrush, checkermallow, and Peck's mariposa lily burst into bloom.

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Prineville, Oregon, United States



Published 01/25/2016


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