Tam McArthur Rim Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Provides access to: Tam McArthur Trail #4078

Amenities: A small parking area, toilet nearby

At a Glance

Fees No fees.
  • Free PERMIT required Memorial Day through October 31: self-issue wilderness permit available at the trailhead.
  • 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, i.e. rocks, etc.
  • Please bury human waste 6-8” deep and at least 200’ away from water.
Permit Info: Wilderness Permits are required for both day use and overnight stays from Memorial Day Weekend until Oct. 31.  Free permits are self-issued at the trailhead. 
Open Season: June
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Wilderness restrictions apply
Closest Towns: Sisters, OR Bend, OR
Information Center: Sisters Ranger District, Deschutes National Forest

General Information


From Sisters, OR: 16.4 miles south on Forest Road 16.

Location: Three Creek Lake

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