Marion Lake


After crossing Santiam Pass on a nice autumn day, I took a detour to the east at Marion Forks, driving to the Marion Lake Trailhead.

It was a very pretty hike which passed Lake Ann on the way to Marion Lake with its distinctive crystal blue water. The scenic views within the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness were priceless.

All in all the trek was about six miles with less than 1,000 feet of elevation gain.

A pleasant hike by any measure!

An early-morning storm on Three Fingered Jack

Early-morning clouds on Three Fingered Jack

Pleasant stretch of trail lined by Beargrass

Pleasant stretch of trail lined by Beargrass

Nearby Lost Lake

Nearby Lost Lake

Canadian Dogwood

Canadian Dogwood

Ann Lake

Lake Ann

Three Fingered Jack over Marion Lake

Three Fingered Jack over Marion Lake

Ann Lake

Lake Ann

Marion Lake

Marion Lake

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