Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail #2000

The Pacific Crest Trail is one of America's longest scenic trails. It spans 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada through three western states.

Pacific Crest Trail follows the western edge of the Fremont-Winema National Forest the full length of the forest through Mt Thielsen Wilderness, Crater Lake National Park, and  Sky Lakes Wilderness.

For trail conditions, maps, and more about the trail see The Pacific Crest Trail Association website.

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At a Glance

Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Motorized use prohibited. Wilderness regulations apply within designated Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Klamath Falls, OR
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Klamath Ranger District (541) 885-3400

General Information


The Fremont-Winema National Forest offers several entry points to the Pacific Crest Trail #2000. Three access points are: 

  1. Miller Lake - access to Pacific Crest Trail and Mt. Thielsen Wilderness north of Crater Lake.
  2. Fourmile Lake - access to Pacific Crest Trail in southern portion of Sky Lakes Wilderness northeast of Mt Mcloughlin.
  3. Summit Sno-park and the trailhead on Highway 140 west of Klamath Falls (near Fish Lake and Lake of the Woods) - access to the Pacific Crest Trail just north of the Sky Lakes Wilderness boundary.


Lake and Pond Fishing

Day Hiking


Horse Riding

Viewing Scenery

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities



  Area/Length : 
22.6 miles within Fremont-Winema National Forest