Home  •   Field Guide  •   Forums  •    Unread Posts  •   Maps  •   Find a Hike!
| Page | Discussion | View source | History | Print Friendly and PDF

Elkhorn Peak

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Twin Lakes and Rock Creek Butte from Elkhorn Peak (bobcat)


Elkhorn Peak, at 8,931 feet, is the second-highest peak in the Elkhorn Range and the third-highest peak in Oregon's Blue Mountains. As per Summit Post, it is the 34th highest summit in Oregon.

The peak is about 900 feet above the Elkhorn Crest Trail and is an easy cross-country hike from there. The summit of Elkhorn Peak looms over Goodrich Lake below and just to the east; Pine Creek Reservoir is directly north; and the secluded Twin Lakes lie nestled in their cirque down to the west. Mountain goats make the slopes of this peak their refuge in the summer.

More Links


bobcat (creator)

Oregon Hikers Field Guide is built as a collaborative effort by its user community. While we make every effort to fact-check, information found here should be considered anecdotal. You should cross-check against other references before planning a hike. Trail routing and conditions are subject to change. Please contact us if you notice errors on this page.

Hiking is a potentially risky activity, and the entire risk for users of this field guide is assumed by the user, and in no event shall Trailkeepers of Oregon be liable for any injury or damages suffered as a result of relying on content in this field guide. All content posted on the field guide becomes the property of Trailkeepers of Oregon, and may not be used without permission.