136471 Hwy. 97 N
PO Box 208
Crescent, OR 97733
- Snell Lake Trailhead and Meek Lake Trailhead east of Summit Lake.
- 8.5 miles one-way
- 3.5 - 4.5 hours
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 5500 feet
- Elevation Range:
- 5500 feet to 6200 feet
- Elevation Change:
- 700 feet
- Summer to Fall
Your request has been processed, thank you.
We also have the following visitor guides in California. Click on any additional guides you would like to receive.
Carlsbad Southern California
Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country
Lake Havasu City Western Arizona
Lake Havasu City
Newport Beach Southern California
Sonoma County Wine Country
Visalia Sequoia and King's Canyon National Parks
Costa Mesa Southern California
Carmel-By-The-Sea Monterey Peninsula
Yosemite/Mariposa County Yosemite National Park Area
Oceanside Southern California
Visit Buena Park Southern California
Visit Buena Park
Santa Rosa Sonoma County
Catalina Island Southern California
Vallejo Bay Area
We also have visitor guides available in states highlighted in blue below. Click on any state to see what's available.
- New Mexico
- North Carolina
In the Diamond Peak Wilderness and the Oregon Cascades Recreation Area. The trail begins at Crater Butte Trail No. 44 and goes south past Snell Lake to Snell Lake and Meek Lake Trailheads on F.S. Rd. 6010. From the trailhead it goes south across Summit Creek, past Meek Lake to Summit Lake Trail No. 46. This trail meanders through stands of mature lodgepole and mountain hemlock and provides access to Effie, Snell, and Meek Lakes.
Northern part of trail is in Diamond Peak Wilderness Area. Wilderness Permits are required for both day-use and overnight travel in the Wilderness from Memorial Day Weekend until Oct. 31. Permits are available at the trailhead.