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Garfield Peak Trail

 4.2 (12)

Length


1.7 Miles 2.7 Kilometers


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

Shared By Logan Jenott

Conditions


All Clear 16 days ago
Mostly Dry, Some Mud History

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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

Dogs No Dogs

Features Lake · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly Although this trail climbs steeply, its short length and eye-popping views make it a popular route for families with older kids.

Snow covers this trail from autumn until early summer. Expect snow on upper portions of the trail until late July.

Description

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

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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Check-Ins

Oct 6, 2018
Jake Tipton
Sep 20, 2018
Tim Hussey
Sep 15, 2018
Marc Daniel
After the rim bike ride
Sep 8, 2018
G C
Aug 13, 2018
Genady Shagal
42.909506, -122.140858
Aug 12, 2018
Rachel Ricks
Jul 10, 2018
Dustin Galuppo
Jul 7, 2018
Nick Morrison

Trail Ratings

  4.2 from 12 votes

#4338

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  4.2 from 12 votes
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#109

in Oregon

#4,338

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