Bear Flat Trail #3301


This 6.9 mile trail goes through the upper portion of the French Pete drainage and around Olallie Mountain. Make a day loop trip or a two-day hike. Just after leaving the Olallie Trail hikers will pass through open grassy meadows. 

At a Glance

Permit Info:
Usage: Light
Water: Requires treatment
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger Station

General Information

General Notes:

The trail is obscure so be alert and watch carefully for old blazes and use a compass. Offers solitude.

Close to:


From Blue River proceed east on Hwy. 126 for 4 miles, turn right on Rd. 19 and follow it for 3 miles to Cougar Dam. At the Dam turn left onto Rd. 1993 for 14 miles to Pat Saddle Trailhead on the right. Park at the trailhead and follow Olallie Trail #3529 for 3.5 miles; Bear Flat Trail is on the right.



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  • Weed Free Feed Required
    To help reduce the spread of invasive species, weed-free feed is required in all Pacific Northwest National Forests.


  Area/Length : 
6.9 miles

  Elevation : 
4720 feet - 3680 feet