Broken Top Trail


Dogs need to be on-leash on trails in the Three Sisters Wilderness (Green Lakes, Moraine Lakes,

Dogs need to be on-leash in Three Sisters Wilderness on: Green Lakes, Moraine Lakes, South Sister, Soda Creek, Todd Lake and Crater Ditch Trails, from July 15 to September 15. 

This trail passes through fragile alpine terrain on the south slopes of glacier-carved Broken Top.

This trail enters the Three Sisters Wilderness shortly after leaving the trailhead. Wilderness Permits are required for both day use and overnight stays from this trailhead. See "Permit Info" below for more details.

The access road for Broken Top Trailhead (Forest Road 370 to Forest Road 380, past Todd Lake) is very rugged, and high clearance 4-wheel drive vehicles are HIGHLY recommended.

Recreation Fee Site: Parking at Broken Top Trailhead requires a recreation pass. See "Passes" below for more information.

At a Glance

Permit Info: Wilderness Permits required for visitors to the Three Sisters Wilderness.
Usage: Heavy
  • Wilderness restrictions apply in the Three Sisters Wilderness
  • Maps of areas where special restrictions apply: 
  • Motorized and mechanical equipment (including bicycles and drones) are prohibited in the Wilderness
  • Groups must be under 12 people and 12 head of stock
  • Build campfires at least 100 feet away from water
  • Pack in / Pack out!
  • “Take only pictures, leave only footprints” — please refrain from cutting, damaging, or gathering vegetation or other forest items (e.g. rocks, artifacts, etc.)
  • Please bury human waste 6-8 inches deep and at least 200 feet away from water
Closest Towns: Bend, Oregon
Passes: Recreation Fee Site: Parking at this site requires a $5 payment or a recreation pass. Please check here for more information about recreation passes and where they can be purchased. Acceptable passes include:
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District
63095 Deschutes Market Road
Bend, OR 97701
(541) 383-5300

General Information


Broken Top Trailhead: From Bend, travel 24.0 miles west on Cascade Lakes Hwy (46), then 4.0 miles north on Forest Road 4600-370, then about 1 mile west on Forest Road 4600-380.



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  Area/Length : 
4.9 miles

  Elevation : 
6200 - 6950