Lodgepole Trail #706

  

This trail is in the Ollalie Lake Scenic Area, and climbs through several unique stands of alpine trees and meadows. This trail provides easy access to the Pacific Crest Trail #2000 for horses.

The trail begins at Skyline Road (4,560’) at Triangle Lake Horse Camp and ends at Red Lake Trail #719 (4,920’). From Triangle Lake Horse Camp, the trail travels west and follows the north shore of Triangle Lake for 0.25 mile. The trail then heads south from the northwest end of Triangle Lake for 0.85 mile to the power line corridor. The trail intersects a road running east west here. Continue south 0.1 mile to the south end of the corridor. Stay right on the single track trail. The trail intersects an abandoned road 200’ past the clearing. Cross the road and continue south 0.8 mile to the Clackamas River (4,600’). Cross the Clackamas River, briefly head uphill, and travel 1.1 miles to the junction with Fish Lake Trail #717 (4,760’) (near the north end of Lower Lake). The trail then heads uphill for 0.5 mile to Middle Lake (5,080’). From Middle Lake the trail begins to descend slightly 0.8 mile to the junction with Red Lake Trail #719 (4,920’) (near Fork Lake). From here, visitors can return to Triangle Lake on this trail (#706) or make a 9.4 mile loop by turning left at Red Lake Trail #719 and traveling 1.1 miles to the Pacific Crest Trail #2000. Turn left on Pacific Crest Trail #2000 (#2000 is closed to mountain bikes) and travel north 3.7 miles to Forest Road 4600-019. Turn left on Forest Road 4600-019 and travel 0.1 mile to Forest Road 4220. Turn right on Forest Road 4220 and follow it 0.7 mile north to the Triangle Lake Horse Camp.

Trail Description and Map (PDF File)

At a Glance

Closest Towns: Estacada, OR
Restroom: Vault toilet at Triangle Horse Camp.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Clackamas Ranger District, Estacada Ranger Station

General Information

Directions:

From Portland, OR - travel east on US Hwy 26 to Sandy. Turn right (southwest) on OR Hwy 211 and travel 6.1 miles to OR Hwy 224. Turn left (southeast) on OR Hwy 224 and travel 30.6 miles to Forest Road 46. Turn right on Forest Road 46 and travel 14.8 miles to Forest Road 42 (Skyline Road). Turn left Forest Road 42 and travel 4.3 miles to Forest Road 4220. Turn right (south) on Forest Road 4220 and travel 9 miles (approximately 0.5 mile south of Olallie Meadows Campground) to Triangle Lake Horse Camp Road (Forest Road 4220-155 ). Turn right onto Triangle Lake Horse Camp Road and travel 100 feet into the parking area. The trail leaves from the north side of the road.


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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
4.4 miles

  Elevation : 
4440' - 5120'

 



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