Elk Lake, OR Trails and Parks

Elk Lake has 3 trails in the vicinity, including 2 for flatwater kayaking & canoeing and 1 for backpacking. These trails range from 5 to 42 miles in length. The most popular trails are Separation Creek Loop (Backpacking), Sparks Lake and Hosmer Lake. Trails.com member John G. recently completed Sparks Lake.
  • Hosmer Lake

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    Elk Lake, OR

    Hosmer Lake is a special place. Lying at nearly 5000 feet near the Cascades Lake Highway west of Bend, Hosmer Lake has it all: clear water, narrow channels, open water, acres of lily pads and ...
    •  Up to 5 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Hosmer Lake is a special place. Lying at nearly 5000 feet near the Cascades Lake Highway west of Bend, Hosmer Lake has it ...

  • Sparks Lake

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    Elk Lake, OR

    Sparks Lake is simply one of the best paddling lakes in Oregon. Situated at the feet of South Sister, Broken Top, and Mount Bachelor, the scenic vistas are grand. The lake offers swampy marshes, ...
    •  Up to 6 hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Sparks Lake is simply one of the best paddling lakes in Oregon. Situated at the feet of South Sister, Broken Top, and Mount ...

  • Separation Creek Loop (Backpacking)

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    Elk Lake, OR

    The Three Sisters Wilderness is the most visited wilderness area in Oregon, so it’s not surprising that hikers sometimes have a hard time finding uncrowded trails. But solitude-loving pedestrians ...
    •  4-6 days
    •  42 miles
    •  Guide

    The Three Sisters Wilderness is the most visited wilderness area in Oregon, so it’s not surprising that hikers sometimes ...