Echo Basin and Fish Lake

(to Echo Basin)
2.4-mile loop
600 feet elevation gain
Open late May to mid-November

Easy (to Hackleman Grove)
1-mile loop
50 feet elevation gain

Easy (to Fish Lake grave)
0.8 miles round trip
30 feet elevation gain

These three hikes in the Old Cascades west of Santiam Pass are so short that you can easily do them all in a day, touring a mountain basin filled with wildflowers, a grove of old-growth giants, and a historic wagon road with a pioneer grave.

To start with the wildflower loop, drive ...

Click here to see the flowers that are typically blooming in Echo Basin this week.

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