Section F of the PCT in Oregon runs 112.5 miles from Highway 242 at McKenzie Pass to Highway 35 near Barlow Pass. Highlights of this section include old lava flows, Mt. Washington, Three Fingered Jack, Mt. Jefferson, and the Breitenbush Lake-Olallie Lake Area. Many people consider Jefferson Park to be one of the most beautiful spots on the entire Pacific Crest Trail, but as a result of that beauty, this section is very popular.
Along the way the trail passes the town of Sisters; Little Belknap; lava flows; Washington Ponds; Coldwater Spring; Santiam Highway (US Hwy 20); Cascade Divide; Rockpile Lake; Pamelia Lake alternate route; Shale Lake; Cross Milk Creek; Russell Creek; Whitewater Creek; Scout Lake; Bays lake; South Fork Breitenbush River; Skyline Road 42 (4220) near Breitenbush Lake; Cigar Lake; Head Lake; Ollallie Lake Resort, Estacada, OR; Skyline Road 42 (4220) near Olallie Lake Resort; Jude Lake; Lemiti Creek; Trooper Springs; Warm Springs River; Summit Butte; Oak Grove Fork Clackamas River; Skyline Road 42; Crater Creek; US Highway 26 at Wapinitia Pass; and an old section of Highway 35 at Barlow Pass.
Trail length: 113 miles
Posted by Greg Heil on December 15, 2011
Trail System Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon
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