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Best trails in Mount Washington Wilderness

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Looking for a great trail in Mount Washington Wilderness, Oregon? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, views trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 4 moderate trails in Mount Washington Wilderness ranging from 5.2 to 16.3 miles and from 3,133 to 6,292 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Clear Lake Trail
Mount Washington Wilderness
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h
This hiking trail loops all the way around Clear Lake along the scenic McKenzie Highway in Oregon. Clear Lake, the "lake born of fire", is the headwaters of the McKenzie River and was formed 3000 yeShow more
#2 - Black Crater Trail
Mount Washington Wilderness
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 4 h 25 m
Note: Must have a Northwest Forest Pass ($30/yr), America the beautiful pass ($80/yr) or pre purchase a day pass ($5/day) before arriving as there is no fee pay station here. Show more
#3 - Little Belknap Crater via PCT
Mount Washington Wilderness
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 52 m
Little Belknap Crater via PCT is a 5.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Sisters, Oregon that features a cave and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking,Show more
#4 - Clear Lake via McKenzie River Trail
Mount Washington Wilderness
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
Clear Lake via McKenzie River Trail is a 3.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Cascadia, Oregon that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily uShow more
#5 - McKenzie Pass to Santiam Pass via the PCT
Mount Washington Wilderness
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Length: 16.3 mi • Est. 7 h 51 m
This is a 17 miles section of the Pacific Crest Trail connecting the McKenzie pass (south) to the Santiam pass (north). The trail first goes through a 2.2 mile solid lava flow to the Little Belknap spShow more
#6 - The Knobs to Tenas Lakes via Benson Lake Trail
Mount Washington Wilderness
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 3 h 49 m
The Knobs to Tenas Lakes via Benson Lake Trail is a 6.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Blue River, Oregon that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarilyShow more
#7 - Santiam Wagon Road Trail from McKenzie Highway
Mount Washington Wilderness
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 3 h 3 m
Santiam Wagon Road Trail from McKenzie Highway is a 5.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Sisters, Oregon that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trShow more