Anthony Lake

Hoffer Lakes

(to Hoffer Lakes)
2.9-mile loop
460 feet elevation gain
Open July through October
Use: hikers

Easy (to Black Lake)
2.4 miles round trip
200 feet elevation gain

Moderate (to Dutch Flat Saddle)
8.2-mile loop
1330 feet elevation gain 

                 Above: Hoffer Lakes

A glacier scoured out Anthony Lake’s granite basin from the crest of the Elkhorn Range during the Ice Age. Today subalpine firs and wildflower meadows ring the lake, framing its reflection of craggy peaks. Several hikes explore the area from a picnic area beside the popular Anthony Lake Campground.  

Drive Interstate 84 ...

Below: VanPatten Peak from Elkhorn Crest Trail

This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Eastern Oregon.

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