Yoran Lake Trail

This trail is within Diamond Peak Wilderness. The trail begins at the west end of Odell Lake and ends at Yoran Lake within the Wilderness.

At a Glance

Permit Info: Wilderness Permits are required for both day use and overnight stays from June 15 through October 15. Free permits are self-issued at the trailhead.
  • 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 (e.g. rocks, artifacts, etc.)
  • Please bury human waste 6-8 inches deep and at least 200 feet away from water
Closest Towns: Crescent, Oregon
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Crescent Ranger District
136471 Hwy 97 North
PO Box 208
Crescent, OR 97733
(541) 433-3200

General Information


Yoran Lake trailhead:

From Eugene, OR, follow Highway 58 for 70 miles to Willamette Pass. Just east of the pass turn right at Odell Lake Road. Follow this paved road for 1.8 miles to the Yoran Lake trailhead.

From Crescent, OR,  travel 12.2 miles west on County Road 61, then about 10 miles north on Highway 58 to just east of Willamette Pass and turn left on Odell Lake Road. Follow this paved road for 1.8 miles to the Yoran Lake trailhead.


Day Hiking

See additional information under Backpacking.


This trail gradually climbs through a forest of Engelmann spruce, silver fir, and noble fir.  At approximately 1 mile the trail takes you to a wet meadow.  The trail continues to a mountain hemlock and white fir forest with small openings near the lakes.

Horse Riding

See additional information under Backpacking.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
5.3 miles

  Elevation : 
4800 - 6000