Benson / Tenas Trailhead


This trailhead provides access to:

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At a Glance

Operational Hours: Access is dependent on McKenzie Highway (OR Hwy 242), which is closed in the winter. Check tripcheck.com for conditions.
Fees: $5/vehicle/day or valid recreation pass. Fee site and payment accepted on site.
Permit Info: Central Cascades Wilderness Permits are required between June 15 and October 15 for both day and overnight use at this trailhead. Check out Recreation.gov for more information or call 1-877-444-6777.
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions:
Closest Towns: McKenzie Bridge, OR
Sisters, OR
Passes: A valid recreation pass may be used as a form of payment.
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger Station

General Information

Directions:

From McKenzie Bridge, OR, travel east on Highway 126 to Highway 242. Head up Highway 242 and turn left (west) on Forest Road 260 to Scott Lake. Benson / Tenas Trailhead is at the northwest end of the parking lot at the end of the road.

Please do not park in front of trailhead signboard or gated road. 


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  Latitude : 
44.2142

  Longitude : 
-121.893