A week ago, we camped at the Antler Campground — 6400 feet elevation — in the Fremont-Winema National Forest in southeast Oregon. We stopped at the Forest Service office in Silver Lake (on Oregon Highway 31) and inquired about campgrounds. A map is necessary to find Antler Campground as it is about twenty miles from the highway with a number of turns, some with signs, some without. The campground is set up for horses, with stout corrals, a well with hand pump, and a trail that accesses the Yamsay Mountain non-motorized recreation area. We did not have horses though, so we walked the Scenic Rock Loop with a side-trip and steep climb to 7000 feet where we had a picnic and then hiked back to our camp.
Coming from a lower elevation where summer is well-advanced, a mountain meadow with wildflowers and butterflies is spring-time again. Photos below.