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.