Dixie Lakes Trail #3494

  

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: Starting in 2021, visitors to the Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Washington, and Three Sisters Wilderness Areas may need a Central Cascades Wilderness Permit for overnight and day use. Learn more.
Fees $5/vehicle/day or a valid recreation pass. No payment accepted onsite.
Permit Info: Wilderness Permits required for visitors to the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness:
  • Day and Overnight visitors: Central Cascades Wilderness Permit required between Friday of Memorial Day weekend and the last Friday of September; reserve at recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777. Learn more.
  • Free, unlimited Wilderness self-issue permit required last Saturday of September until October 31 (available at trailhead)
Restrictions:
Closest Towns: Marion Forks, Idanha and Detroit, Oregon
Water: Water from streams and lakes should be filtered or treated.
Passes: A valid recreation pass may be used as a form of fee payment.
Information Center: Detroit Ranger Station

General Information

General Notes:

Map of Dixie Trail


Parking:

20 vehicles

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


Directions:

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


Activities


Hiking

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Highlights

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
1.6 miles

  Latitude : 
44.4951225

  Longitude : 
-121.880104

 



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