Cottonwood Loop Trail #128


Graphic: Cottonwood trails & trailhead general location.

Cottonwood Trail System Vicinity Map.

Cottonwood Loop Trail #128 begins at Cottonwood Complex Campground and then loops around the entire area. On this loop trail visitors will see beautiful groves of white-trunked quaking aspens, some extremely large diameter mature ponderosa pines, and have great views of the lake.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: (Lakeview Ranger District)
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: Motorized use prohibited.
Closest Towns: Lakeview, OR
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Lakeview Ranger District

General Information


From Lakeview, OR travel west on Oregon Highway 140 toward Bly, Oregon. Follow Hwy 140 then turn right on Forest Service (FS) Road 3870. Continue north on FS Road 3870, then follow the signs to the campground and trailhead entrance signs.


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  Area/Length : 
3.0 miles

  Elevation : 
6160 feet - 6250 feet