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Lake of the Woods Trail #3493

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

From Marion Lake, Minto Pass junction trail heads north through Puzzle Creek fire of 2006, Swallow Lake Trail, Bingham Ridge Trail, Hunt's Creek Trail all connect to this trail. Lake of the Woods is 2 miles north of Marion Lake Trail junction.

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: Wilderness self-issue permit required
Information Center: Detroit Ranger Station

General Information

General Notes:

Map of Lake Woods trail


Varies according to which trailhead


Access from:



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Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate


Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

Horse Riding & Camping

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  Area/Length : 
6.7 miles