Wahanna Trail #3583

This easily walked trail encounters no steep grades, and accesses the following points: Eastern Brook Lake, Emma Lake, Whig & Torrey Way Trail #3581, Wahanna Lake, Harvey Lake, Lake Kiwa, Rigdon Lakes trail and Dam Camp at the outlet of Waldo Lake. Just past Wahanna Lake is a short (0.3 mile) steep side-trail down to Harvey Lake. The Wahanna trail travels through pine, fir, and hemlock forests and small meadows. The trail overlaps Waldo Lake Trail for less than a quarter of a mile beyond Dam Camp, where it veers west to Chetlo Lake and ends at Salmon Lakes Trail #3585.

At a Glance

Permit Info: Wilderness self-issue permit required
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Crescent Junction, OR
Water: Numerous lakes along the way
Information Center: Middle Fork Ranger Station

General Information


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General Notes:

Map of Wahanna trailBe sure to camp 200 feet or more off the shoreline and follow Leave No Trace methods so those after you can enjoy their stay. Mosquitoes go quickly after every warm-blooded animal passing through the first half of the season.

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Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Easy

Horse Riding

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
6.2 miles

  Elevation : 
5200 feet - 5300 feet