Chimney Lake

Lostine, Oregon

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A side trail runs from Bowman Trail in Brownie Basin to Wood Lake. This trail also goes to Chimney and Hobo Lakes. Chimney Lake is a good place to camp and explore the more remote country around Wood and Hobo Lakes. (Trail 1659) From the junction with Bowman Trail (1651; 7,240 ft.), Chimney Lake Trail turns off to the right (north). Chimney Lake Trail passes Laverty Lakes (7,450 ft.) 0.5 mile from the junction. Laverty Lakes are on the left (west) side of the trail. Chimney Lake (7,604 ft.) is another 0.75 mile past Laverty Lakes. There are good campsites to the right (north) of the trail, just before reaching Chimney Lake. There is an abundance of trout waiting to be caught in Chimney Lake.
Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness

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Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness

by Fred Barstad (Falcon Guides)

A side trail runs from Bowman Trail in Brownie Basin to Wood Lake. This trail also goes to Chimney and Hobo Lakes. Chimney Lake is a good place to camp and explore the more remote country around Wood and Hobo Lakes. (Trail 1659)

From the junction with Bowman Trail (1651; 7,240 ft.), Chimney Lake Trail turns off to the right (north). Chimney Lake Trail passes Laverty Lakes (7,450 ft.) 0.5 mile from the junction. Laverty Lakes are on the left (west) side of the trail. Chimney Lake (7,604 ft.) is another 0.75 mile past Laverty Lakes. There are good campsites to the right (north) of the trail, just before reaching Chimney Lake. There is an abundance of trout waiting to be caught in Chimney Lake.

© 2014 Fred Barstad/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking, Horseback Riding
Nearby City: Lostine
Distance: 7.2
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Moderate
Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Season: Mid-July through Sept
Accessibility: Dog-friendly
Local Contacts: USDA Forest Service Wallowa Mountains Office, 201 E 2nd St./PO Box 905, Joseph, OR 97846; (541) 426-5546, (541) 426-4978; www.fs.usda.gov/wallowa-whitman
Local Maps: USGS North Minam Meadows OR
Driving Directions: Directions to Chimney Lake

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