Patterson Mountain


4.6 miles round trip
600 feet elevation gain
Open mid-April to mid-December
Use: hikers, horses, bicycles 

Left: Wolf Meadow

Less well known than neighboring Hardesty Mountain, but with a better view, the easy trail to Patterson Mountain’s clifftop viewpoint passes a wildflower meadow, a rebuilt shelter, and an old-growth forest brightened with trilliums.

Start by driving ...

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

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