Patjens Lakes Trail #3395


Patjens Lake Loops Trail offers a rare opportunity to ride horseback or hike a loop in the Mt Washington Wilderness in one day. Located in the high elevation ecosystem, the trail passes through a mixed forest of lodgepole pine, western hemlock, and alpine fir. Three small lakes are accessed from the trail.

At a Glance

Permit Info:
Usage: Light-Medium
Water: Requires treatment
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger District

General Information

General Notes:

Close to:

Mt. Washington Wilderness


From McKenzie Ranger Station, drive east on Hwy. 126 about 22 miles to Hwy. 20. Continue on Hwy. 20 about 7 miles and turn on Rd. 2690 (Hoodoo turnoff). Drive about 4 miles to Patjens Lake Trailhead, located at the west end of Big Lake.



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