Tam McArthur Rim Trailhead

  

Provides access to: Tam McArthur Trail #4078 and Three Sisters Wilderness. Three Creek Lake provides a stunning view from the trail.

Amenities: A small parking area, toilet nearby

At a Glance

Fees Day and Overnight visitors: Central Cascades Wilderness Permit required between Friday of Memorial Day weekend and the last Friday of September; reserve at Recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
Permit Info: The trail enters the Three Sisters Wilderness shortly after leaving the trailhead. Wilderness Permits are required. Day and Overnight visitors: Central Cascades Wilderness Permit required between Friday of Memorial Day weekend and the last Friday of September; reserve at Recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
Open Season: June
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Wilderness 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, i.e. rocks, etc.
  • Please bury human waste 6-8” deep and at least 200’ away from water.
Closest Towns: Sisters, Oregon; Bend, Oregon
Information Center: Sisters Ranger District, Deschutes National Forest 

General Information

Directions:

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

Location: Three Creek Lake


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  Latitude : 
44.10089

  Longitude : 
-121.62239

 

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