Todd Lake and Broken Top

Easy (around Todd Lake)
1.7-mile loop
100 feet elevation gain
Open early July to early November

Moderate (to Broken Top crater)
5.8 miles round trip
1420 feet elevation gain
Open August to mid-October

There’s something for everyone at Broken Top. A kid-friendly loop around Todd Lake starts from an easily accessible trailhead. A spectacularly scenic trail climbs to a glacial lake—but the dirt road to the trailhead is spectacularly rough.

Drive the Cascade Lakes Highway west of Bend . . . 

This chapter is an excerpt from 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Central Oregon Cascades.

Click here to see the flowers that are typically blooming at Todd Lake this week.

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