Dixie Lakes Trail #3494

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

Trail junctions with Santiam Lake Trail #3491 and Blue Lake Trail #3422.  Travels through Douglas-Fir and Western Hemlock forest passes South and North Dixie Lakes.

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 Dixie Trail


20 vehicles

Please park horse trailers near hitching posts closer to the entrance of the loop than the restroom and information kiosk boards.


Access from Duffy Lake Trailhead (Fee site), Big Meadows Horsecamp, or Duffy Lake Trailhead



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Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult


Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult

Horse Riding & Camping

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  Area/Length : 
1.6 miles

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