Badger Lake Trail #3759

The Badger Lake Trail provides access to Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail #2000 and Sky Lakes Wilderness from Fourmile Lake. From Fourmile Lake the 5.2 mile trail enters Sky Lakes Wilderness and heads north to Badger Lake then on to Long Lake before ending at the Pacific Crest Trail. 

On a clear day this trail offers views of Mt. McLoughlin. The Pacific Crest Trail offers opportunities for loop options with trails in the area. 

Badger Lake Trail also junctions with the north terminus of Rye Spur Trail at Fourmile Lake. 

This trail is open for the following uses: hiking, horse riding.

At a Glance

Open Season: 11/15
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply within Sky Lakes Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Klamath Falls, OR
Water: Treat all non-potable water before consuming
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Klamath Ranger District

General Information


Fourmile Lake Trailhead

Fourmile Lake Trailhead is located one hour northwest of Klamath Falls, Oregon.  
From Klamath Falls, OR take Oregon Highway 140 west toward Medford, Oregon, for approximately 33 miles and then turn right onto Forest Service (FS) Road 3661. Fourmile Lake Trailhead is located at the end of FS Road 3661, next to the Fourmile Lake Campground.


Day Hiking

Horse Riding

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  Area/Length : 
5.2 miles