Santiam Lake Trail #3491

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

The trail begins at the junction with Duffy Lake Trail #3427 and Blue Lake Trail #3422  then travels through Duffy Prarie before junctioning with Dixie Lakes Trail #3494.  

The trail then travels past Santiam Lake and winds up and around through an open meadowy area for several miles before it meets the Pacific Crest Trail.

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.

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:

Map of Santiam Lake trail


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Capacities differ based on trailhead entrance.

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5.2 miles

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