Green Lakes/Soda Creek Trailhead

 

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. 

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This is a heavily used trailhead that is an access point to the Three Sisters Wilderness via the Green Lakes Trail and Soda Creek Trail.  The parking lot has a small area for horse trailers.

Recreation Fee Site: Parking at this site requires a recreation pass. Passes are available at this site, but can also be purchased from Forest Service offices or vendors. Please check here for more information about recreation passes and where they can be purchased.

Acceptable passes include:

  • $5 Day Pass
  • Northwest Forest Pass
  • Interagency Annual Pass
  • Interagency Senior Pass (America the Beautiful, Golden Age)
  • Interagency Access Pass
  • Interagency Military Pass
  • Every Kid in a Park Pass
  • Northwest Forest ePass

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. Parking: a valid recreation pass may be used as a form of fee payment or Central Cascades Wilderness Permit holders must leave a permit trailhead vehicle pass in vehicle.
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. 
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions:
Closest Towns: Bend, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment
Information Center: Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District, Deschutes National Forest

General Information

Directions: From Bend, travel 26.7 miles west on Cascade Lakes Hwy (46).

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.02955

  Longitude : 
-121.73551

  Elevation : 
5450

 

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