Outbound Collective logo

Park Meadow Trail to Golden Lake

Bend, Oregon

Details

Distance

13.12 miles

Elevation Gain

1522 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Description

This is a new adventure! Be the first to share your experience.

Join a supporting community of travelers and adventurers sharing their photos and local insights.

Added by The Outbound Collective

The Park Meadow Trail to Golden Lake in Bend, Oregon is a moderate difficulty hiking trail. Spanning approximately 13.12 miles, the trail offers a variety of terrain and natural features. The trail begins in a dense forest, gradually opening up to expansive meadows. The trail then ascends, leading to the highlight of the hike, Golden Lake. Golden Lake is a clear, alpine lake surrounded by a mix of pine and fir trees. The lake is known for its clear waters and the reflection of the surrounding mountains on its surface. The trail offers several vantage points for viewing the lake and the nearby Broken Top Mountain. Hikers should be prepared for a moderate incline and some rocky sections on the trail. It is recommended to wear sturdy hiking boots and bring plenty of water. The trail is best hiked from July to October, when the trail is free of snow and the wildflowers in the meadows are in full bloom. In Bend, Oregon, the Park Meadow Trail to Golden Lake offers a rewarding hike with diverse natural features. From forested paths to open meadows and a stunning alpine lake, this trail provides a unique hiking experience.
Read More

Download the Outbound mobile app

Find adventures and camping on the go, share photos, use GPX tracks, and download maps for offline use.

Get the app
Download GPX File

Features

Camping
Running
Backpacking
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Forest
Lake
Scenic
Wildlife

Park Meadow Trail to Golden Lake Reviews

Have you done this adventure? Be the first to leave a review!

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

Nearby

Tam McArthur Rim, Green Lakes, Park Meadow Tie Loop

Hike Tam McArthur Rim Trail

Chush Falls

Broken Top Trail to No Name Lake

Tumalo Creek Loop

Tumalo Falls