Twin Lakes

Difficult (from Marble Pass)
9.6 miles round trip
1200 feet elevation gain
Open mid-July through October
Use: hikers, horses, bicycles, motorcycles

Difficult (from Road 030)
6.2 miles round trip
2265 feet elevation gain

Expect mountain goats and wildflowers in the high meadows at Twin Lakes, in a cliff-rimmed cirque at the southern end of the Elkhorn Crest Trail. Take your choice of two trailheads. Start at Marble Pass if you prefer a gentler trail and don’t mind a grueling drive. Start at Road 030 for an easier drive but a steeper hike.

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