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