Elk Creek Trail #3510

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Beginning at Elk Creek Trailhead, Elk Creek Trail #3510 immediately heads up steep switchbacks around a ridge. The trail levels out at the top of the ridge, entering Three Sisters Wilderness and winding through open forested stands adjacent to meadows and swamps. The trail passes by several lakes before connecting with the Pacific Crest Trail #2000 to the east.

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
Usage: Light
Water: None, bring your own water
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger Station

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11.2 miles

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  Elevation : 
3040 feet - 4400 feet