Red Lake Trail #719

  

This trail is the main east-west thoroughfare of the Olallie area trail network. There are several trails that can be accessed from this trail including Timber Lake Trail #733, Pacific Crest Trail #2000, Double Peaks Trail #735, Lodge Pole Trail #706 and Potato Butte Trail #719A. Most of the popular lakes in the area are found along this trail including Timber Lake, Top Lake, Cigar Lake, Fork Lake, Sheep Lake, Wall Lake, Averill Lake and Red Lake.

This trail begins at Forest Road 4220 (Skyline Road) near Olallie Lake and ends at Red Lake Road (3,640’) (Forest Road 4600-380), near Red Lake. From Forest Road 4220 (5,000) the trail heads southwest climbing moderately and passes through the Rock Lakes Basin in the first 0.5 mile. After a further 0.1 mile, the trail meets the Timber Lake Trail #733 on the left. The trail continues heading southwest from the junction and reaches Top Lake in 0.3 mile. The trail turns north at the end of the lake and travels up a steep climb for 0.3 mile to a four way junction with the Pacific Crest Trail #2000 (5,280’). From the junction, the trail becomes rocky and rough and continues northwest 1.1 miles to the junction with Lodgepole Trail #706 (4,940’). Turn left (west) to stay on trail #719 and follow it for 0.3 mile, passing Fork Lake, to the junction with Potato Butte Trail #719A. For the next 2.3 miles, the trail travels through old growth forest and passes Sheep Lake, Wall Lake, Averill Lake and Red Lake and eventually reaches a powerline corridor. After crossing the corridor, the trail meets and follows a road for 250’ before intersection a second road (Forest Road 4600-076). The trail continues on the north side of Forest Road 4600-076 for 0.4 mile to its end at Red Lake Road (3,640’) (Forest Road 4600-380).

Trail Description and Map (PDF File)

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Trail Cleaned  7/6/18
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Closest Towns: Estacada, OR
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Clackamas Ranger District, Estacada Ranger Station

General Information

Directions:

From Portland, OR to the EAST end of the trail, 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 onto Forest Road 42 and travel 4.3 miles to Forest Road 4220. Turn right (south) on Forest Road 4220 and travel approximately 12 miles to the trailhead on the west side of the road. From

Portland, OR to the WEST end of the trail, 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. Take the right fork onto Forest Road 46 and travel 26.5 miles to Forest Road 380. Turn left onto 380 and travel 1 mile to the trailhead parking area on the left (east) side of the road.


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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
5.4 miles

  Elevation : 
3640' - 5300'

 



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