Patterson Mountain

Wolf Meadow

  • Easy
  • 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.