Marion Lake Trail #3436

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

This trail provides access to Marion Lake within Mount Jefferson Wilderness.

Trail travels through Douglas- Fir, Western Hemlock, Western Red Cedar and Pacific Yew forest up to Ann Lake before put intersecting with Marion Outlet Trail #3495.

The trail travels through talus slope before meeting the other end of Marion Outlet Trail.  Trail travels near Marion Lake through another large rock covered slope before ending at the junction with Minto Pass Trail #3437 and Lake of the Woods Trail #3493.

At a Glance

Current Conditions:

New for 2021, 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.

Fees Day and Overnight visitors: Central Cascades Wilderness Permit required between Friday of Memorial Day weekend and the last Friday of September; reserve at or by calling 1-877-444-6777. Parking: a valid recreation pass may be used as a form of fee payment or Central Cascades Wilderness Permit holders must leave a copy of their permit trailhead pass on windshield in vehicle.
Permit Info: Self-issue Wilderness Permit
Closest Towns: Marion Forks, Idanha and Detroit, Oregon
Water: Water from streams and lakes should be filtered or treated.
Information Center: Detroit Ranger Station

General Information

General Notes:

Click on the image below or here for a PDF trail map.

Marion Lake #3436 Trail Map


Access from Marion Lake Trailhead (Fee site)


12- 15 vehicles

Please park horse trailers in lower parking area.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



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  Area/Length : 
3.1 miles

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  Elevation : 
3360 - 4300