hikes

September 1, 2014

Jefferson Park

Distance: 10.4 miles
Elevation gain: 1,850 ft.
Location: Mount Jefferson Wilderness, Oregon

Jefferson Park is a remarkable subalpine meadow and lake-filled basin at the base of Mount Jefferson. The Whitewater Trail provides one of the shortest and easiest routes to this premier area.

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Pacific Crest Trail marker

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wildflower meadow

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Mount Jefferson’s north ridge with a crescent moon

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Scout Lake with Park Butte

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Scout Lake

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