Hike to Sparks Lake

Atkeson Memorial Trail

Distance

1 Miles

Activities

Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Loop

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Richard Bacon

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Lake

Sparks Lake is an easy trail for all ages and levels located close to Bend, Oregon. 

Sparks Lake is the perfect place to bring the whole family for a hike and to see the beauty of the Cascade Mountains reflecting on the water. This spot is slightly typicaly less crowded than nearby lakes and this trail tends to be less popular than other trails around Sparks Lake. Don't expect to be all on your own, but it's usually a nice quiet place to spend the day.

From the parking lot, look for signs pointing to the trailheads and keep an eye out for the Ray Atkeson Memorial Trail. The first part of the loop is one mile roundtrip, but you can extend the hike for a total of around 2 miles round trip. Either way it's a mild trail and super easy.

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Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Bend, Oregon

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Great Beginner Hike Outside Bend

Great easy hike with lots of lava rock and views!

Distance

1 Miles

Activities

Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Loop

Added by

Richard Bacon

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