Crescent Mountain

  • Difficult
  • 9 miles round trip
  • 2200 feet elevation gain
  • Open June through October
  • Use: hikers, horses

Sunny wildflower meadows drape the southern slopes of this huge, crescent-shaped ridge. As the trail angles up through the open fields, expect dramatic views across the High Cascade forests to Mt. Washington and the Three Sisters.

Start by driving Highway …

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Beyond Crescent Mountain’s summit, the trail …

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