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Snell Lake Trail - No. 43

Contact Info
Deschutes National Forest
136471 Hwy. 97 N
PO Box 208
Crescent, OR 97733

Phone:
541-433-3200
Basics
Location:
Snell Lake Trailhead and Meek Lake Trailhead east of Summit Lake.
Length:
8.5 miles one-way
Difficulty:
Easy
Time:
3.5 - 4.5 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
5500 feet
Elevation Range:
5500 feet to 6200 feet
Elevation Change:
700 feet
Season:
Summer to Fall

Description

In the Diamond Peak Wilderness and the Oregon Cascades Recreation Area. The trail begins at Crater Butte Trail No. 44 and goes south past Snell Lake to Snell Lake and Meek Lake Trailheads on F.S. Rd. 6010. From the trailhead it goes south across Summit Creek, past Meek Lake to Summit Lake Trail No. 46. This trail meanders through stands of mature lodgepole and mountain hemlock and provides access to Effie, Snell, and Meek Lakes.

Northern part of trail is in Diamond Peak Wilderness Area. Wilderness Permits are required for both day-use and overnight travel in the Wilderness from Memorial Day Weekend until Oct. 31. Permits are available at the trailhead.

Details

Location:
Snell Lake Trailhead and Meek Lake Trailhead east of Summit Lake.
Length:
8.5 miles one-way
Difficulty:
Easy
Time:
3.5 - 4.5 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
5500
Elevation Range:
5500 feet to 6200
Elevation Change:
700
Season:
Summer to Fall

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