East Fork, Upper Trailhead

  

This trailhead provides access to:

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: 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 Three Sisters Wilderness: Overnight visitors:
  • Friday of Memorial Day weekend through the last Friday of September: Central Cascades Wilderness Permit required; reserve at recreation.gov 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:
Restrictions:
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger Station

General Information

Directions:

From Blue River, OR, travel 4 miles east on Highway 126 and turn right onto Forest Road 19 (Aufderheide). Continue right at the Y junction for 3 miles to the top of Cougar Reservoir. At the reservoir, turn left across the dam onto Forest Road 1993 and continue up the road to a small parking area on the right (south) side of the road at East Fork, Upper Trailhead.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.10227427370479

  Longitude : 
-122.1150512231093

 



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