Mt. Jefferson from Table Lake
- Moderate (to Carl Lake)
- 9.4 miles round trip
- 1000 feet elevation gain
- Open mid-July through October
- Use: hikers, horses
- Difficult (to South Cinder Peak)
- 13.4 miles round trip
- 2200 feet elevation gain
There’s lots to do at this deep, rock-rimmed alpine lake: explore the interesting shoreline, admire wildflowers, gather huckleberries, or take a challenging side trip to a viewpoint atop South Cinder Peak.
To start, turn off Highway …
To return from South Cinder Peak …
This chapter is an excerpt from 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Central Oregon Cascades.