Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint

General Advisory

10/17/2017 to 05/15/2018
This park remains open all year round; however, the drinking fountains are off for the winter. The summit road is currently open 10:00am - 8pm, but will close after it begins snowing until next spring.

General Advisory

Starting 05/19/2017
Effective 05/19/17, the summit road gate will be open for longer summer hours. It opens at approximately 10:00 AM and closes at 10:00 PM. This is subject to change without prior notice. Drinking water available on a seasonal basis.

General Advisory

Starting 12/02/2016
Pilot Butte summit road gate is now closed for the winter. The road will remain closed to public vehicle traffic until spring 2017. The summit road closes to vehicles each winter, due to poor driving conditions, but the east side parking area remains open, allowing year-round access to the butte’s hiking trails.

General Advisory

Starting 09/21/2016
The summit road gate is opening at 10:00 AM and now closing at approximately 8:00 PM. This is subject to change without prior notice. Drinking water available on a seasonal basis.