Wahtum Lake

Moderate (to Chinidere Mountain)

4.1-mile loop

1100 feet elevation gain

Open June to mid-November

Use: hikers, horses

The loop around this scenic lake climbs on the Pacific Crest Trail past patches of huckleberries and wildflowers to Chinidere Mountain, arguably the best viewpoint in the Hatfield Wilderness.

Drive Interstate 84 to...Other OptionsFor a slightly wilder 6.6-mile loop, visit …

This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Northwest Oregon & Southwest Washington.