Pamelia Lake Trailhead

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

This trailhead provides access to:

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Between May 22 and October 31 a limited entry permit is required. Starting in 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.
Fees In 2020, a permit must be purchased from if you are visiting between May 22 and Oct. 31, 2020.  Starting in 2021, a Central Cascades Wilderness Permit will be required.  Both permits are free, but require a $6 processing fee.
Permit Info: Limited Entry Permits are required for both overnight and day visits to Pamelia Lake, Grizzly Peak, Hunts Cove and Coyote/Shale Lakes areas. Reserve at or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Marion Forks, Idanha and Detroit, Oregon
Water: Water from streams should be filtered.
Information Center: Detroit Ranger Station

General Information


From Detroit, Oregon, travel east on Highway 22 approximately 12.5 miles  to Pamelia Creek Road (Forest Road 2246). Turn left onto Forest Road 2246, travel 5 miles to end of road. Trailhead parking is on the left.


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