Patjens Lakes Trail #3395

Located in the high elevation ecosystem, Patjens Lake trail passes through a mixed forest of lodgepole pine, western hemlock, and alpine fir. Some of the forested are burned over from fires. Three small lakes are accessed from the trail.

At a Glance

Permit Info: There are two types of entry permits required between June 15 and October 15 for entering the Mt. Washington Wilderness from Patjens Trailhead.
  • Overnight Use
  • Day Use
    • Free, self-issue Wilderness Permit (available at the trailhead) between June 15 and October 15.
Check out for more information or call 1-877-444-6777.
Usage: Light-Medium
Water: Requires treatment
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger District

General Information

General Notes:

Close to:

Mt. Washington Wilderness


Access from:


Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Intermediate


Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Horse Riding

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  Area/Length : 
6 miles

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  Elevation : 
4400 feet