Outback Scenic Byway


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Outback Scenic Byway

Address:c/o Lake County Chamber of Commerce
126 North E St
Lakeview, OR 97630

Phone:541-947-6040
Web: www.byways.org/browse/byways/2142/ Description:Byway passes through Oregon's remote and rugged Great Basin Country, where visitors can explore volcanic remnants like Fort Rock, find fossils at Fossil Lake, see Old Perpetual Geyser, or visit Albert Rim, the largest geological fault in North America, which towers 2,500 feet above the valley floor. The Summer Lake Wildlife Area offers an abundance of lakes, hiking trails, scenic viewpoints, and archeological finds.
Legth: 170 miles. Start/Endpoint: Byway runs from La Pine south along SR 31 past Silver Lake, Summer Lake and Paisely until route turns into US 395. From there it continues along US 395 until its endpoint just past Lakeview at the Oregon-California border. Time to Allow: 4 hours. Designation/Year: National Scenic Byway (1998).

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5): Lake Abert is the name of the water body along the Outback Scenic Byway north of Lakeview.
Christmas Valley, in turn, is about 25 miles east of the Oregon Outback Scenic Byway, as a 170-mile section of Highways 31 and 395 between La Pine and the Oregon-California border south of Lakeview has been designated.