Twin Ponds Trail #993

The Twin Ponds Trail is within Sky Lakes Wilderness and travels along a portion of the Rancheria Trail, an historic military wage road developed in the early 1860s to supply the newly constructed Fort Klamath. The road was used into the first decade of this century.

There is a seasonal spring near the trailhead. There is also water along Fourbit Creek.

At a Glance

Open Season: June - October
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns:
  • Butte Falls, OR
Water: Not available. Surface water should be treated.
Information Center: High Cascades Ranger District

General Information


Use Twin Ponds Trailhead

General Notes:


Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Easy to More Difficult

Horse Riding

Difficulty Level: Easy to More Difficult

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
3.3 miles

  Elevation : 
4,800 feet - 5,900 feet range