Cheat Creek Trailhead

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

This trailhead provides access to:

See Trail page for more information.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Updated 08/31/2021: Lionshead Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. Trail CLOSED in 2021. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure area. 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.
Permit Info: Wilderness Permits required for visitors to the Mt. Jefferson: Overnight visitors:
  • Friday of Memorial Day weekend through the last Friday of September: Central Cascades Wilderness Permit required; reserve at or by calling 1-877-444-6777. Learn more.
  • After Central Cascade Wilderness permit season (usually last Saturday in September) to October 31: free, unlimited Wilderness self-issue permit required (available at trailhead).
Day users:
Information Center: Detroit Ranger Station

General Information


Access from

General Notes:

Map of Obsidian trail

Close to:

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



Show detail SHOW

Horse Riding & Camping

Hide detail HIDE

Horse Riding

Related Information

Areas & Activities



  Latitude : 

  Longitude :