Swallow Lake Trail #3488

  

This trail has many steep grades.

The trail passes by Sad Lake on the left and Swallow Lake before heading up steep slopes of loose cinder before reaching 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
Restrictions:
Closest Towns: Marion Forks, Idanha and Detroit, Oregon
Information Center: Detroit Ranger Station

General Information

General Notes:

Map of Swallow Lake Trail


Directions:

Access from Marion Lake Trailhead (Fee site)


Parking:

15 - 20 vehicles in the upper parking area

Please park trailers in lower parking area.


Activities


Hiking

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Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Backpacking

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Horse Riding & Camping

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Areas & Activities

Highlights

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
3.6 miles

  Elevation : 
4700 - 6350

 



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