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Bowerman Lake Trail #3492

Area Status: Not Cleared

The trail junctions with Minto Pass Trail and Blue Lake Trail.  

The trail takes you through the area of B & B Fire of 2003 into the Eight Lakes Basin area.

At a Glance

Current Conditions:

New for 2020, trails in Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Washington, and Three Sisters Wilderness Areas will require a Central Cascades Wilderness Permit for overnight use and some will require one for day-use. Learn more.

Permit Info: Self-issue Wilderness Permit
Closest Towns: Marion Forks, Idanha and Detroit, Oregon
Water: Water from streams should be filtered.
Information Center: Detroit Ranger Station

General Information

General Notes:

Map of Bowerman Lake trail


Access from Marion Lake Trailhead (Fee site) or Duffy Lake Trailhead


15 - 20 vehicles in upper parking area

Please park all trailers in lower parking area



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  Area/Length : 
3.2 miles

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