Scott Trail #3531


Scott Trail is located within the Three Sisters Wilderness. The trail intersects a moderately forested area and passes over lava flows and alpine meadows. This trail accesses the Pacific Crest National Recreation Trail.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Highway 242 is closed in Winter, November-June
Permit Info:
Usage: Medium
Water: None
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger Station

General Information


From McKenzie River Ranger District, drive east on Highway 126 about 2 miles to the junction of Highway 242. Travel about 17 miles on Highway 242 to Scott Trailhead.

General Notes:

Map of Scott trail

This trail may be used as a route for travelers accessing the Obsidian Limited Entry Area. Limited Entry Permits for the Obsidian Area are required in advance of trip. There is parking space at the trailhead for stock truck/trailer combinations.

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Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult


Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult

Horse Riding & Camping

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