Lowder Trail #3329

  

The trail passes through numerous meadows in the Three Sisters Wilderness and offers great views of the French Pete drainage. From Tipsoo Butte (an old lookout site) the trail gets steep with many switchbacks.

At a Glance

Permit Info:
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions:
Water: None
Passes:
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger Station

General Information

Directions:

From Blue River proceed east for 4 miles on Hwy 126, turn right on Rd 19 (Cougar Dam) and continue for 3 miles to Cougar Dam. At the dam turn left onto Rd 1993 for 12 miles to Lowder Trailhead on the right.


General Notes:

Trail may be difficult to locate through the meadows area.

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Activities


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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
  10.8 miles
  Elevation : 
4640 feet - 1600 feet