Proxy Falls Trail #3532

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

trail through tall forest to Proxy Falls

Beginning at Proxy Falls Trailhead, Proxy Falls Trail #3532 starts by heading west and immediately entering the Three Sisters Wilderness. The trail continues south over an old lava flow, then entering a mixed conifer forest. This loop trail meets 2 trail junctions before ending back at the Proxy Falls Trailhead. The trail at the western junction follows a short ridge to a viewpoint of Lower Proxy Falls. The trail at the eastern junction follows a creek bed uphill to the Upper Proxy Falls.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Access is dependent on McKenzie Highway (OR Hwy 242), which is closed in the winter. Check for 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.
Operational Hours:
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: McKenzie Bridge, OR
Sisters, OR
Water: None
Restroom: Vault toilet
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass is required at Proxy Falls Trailhead
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger Station

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Map of Proxy trail

Travel loop as signed to help minimize trail congestion.

Picnic table at trailhead.

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  Area/Length : 
1.6 miles

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  Elevation : 
3200 feet