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Garfield Peak Trail

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Length

1.7 Miles 2.7 Kilometers


Elevation

1,003' 306 m

Ascent

-32' -10 m

Descent

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

30%

Max Grade (17°)

8,053' 2,454 m

High

7,057' 2,151 m

Low

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This trail leads from the Rim Village to sweeping views of the lake and peaks of the south Cascades.

Logan Jenott

Overview

Snow covers this trail from autumn until early summer. Expect snow on upper portions of the trail until late July.
Features: Lake — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife [Add/Remove]
Family Friendly: Although this trail climbs steeply, its short length and eye-popping views make it a popular route for families with older kids.
Dogs: No Dogs

Description [Suggest Changes]

With easy access from Crater Lake Lodge and the Rim Village, this popular trail heads east, up the ridge above Crater Lake's south shore. As you ascend the ridge, enjoy wildflowers and expansive views south to Crater Peak and beyond.

The trail turns north and climbs Garfield Peak's northwestern flank. Atop the ridge, the trail turns eastward again up to the summit. From here, soak in the panoramic view of the entire lake, Wizard Island, Phantom Ship and the high peaks of the south Cascades.

Flora & Fauna [Suggest Changes]

The lower portion of the trail goes through fir and hemlock trees. As it ascends above the trees onto the rocky slope, look for marmots, pikas and alpine wildflowers.

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Jun 14, 2018
Sarah Mathes
May 6, 2018
Jessica Mutschler
Apr 2, 2018
Pat Franco
Oct 3, 2017
Lauren Vahldick
Sep 16, 2017
Brandon Schwartz
Smoke stayed mostly away from this side of the crater and provided great views.
Aug 30, 2017
Paul Harrington
Aug 10, 2017
Antonello N.
Duration refers to the total return hike, including stops 4mi — 2h 00m
Jul 6, 2017
David Wang

Trail Ratings

  4.2 from 6 votes

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#132

in Oregon

#4,939

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