Moraine Lakes 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 skirts along the southern flank of South Sister and leads from Falls Creek on the Green Lakes Trail to Wickiup Plains.  Aligned above and below the treeline, the trail passes lava flows, pumice plains, and Moraine Lake. Various loops are possible, some require a short shuttle by car or bike to connect to nearby trailheads.

Please check here for a area restrictions and a map of designated campsites.

At a Glance

Fees Recreation Pass Site - Vehicle Permit: $5 Day Pass or $30 Annual Pass or other valid Recreation Passes.
Permit Info: The trail is entirely in the Three Sisters Wilderness Area. Wilderness Permits are required for both day-use and overnight travel in the Wilderness from Memorial Day weekend until Oct. 31. Permits are available at the trailhead.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Mountain bikes prohibited.
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


This trail is accessed from the Wickiup Plains Trail #12.1, South Sister Climbers' Trail, or Green Lakes Trail #17. Their respective trailheads are 29 and 27 miles west of Bend on Century Drive.



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  Area/Length : 
3.8 miles

  Elevation : 
6050 - 6600


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