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Start of McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass Scenic Byway
At the Junction of State Highway #242 with State Highway #126/20 in Sisters,Oregon, the Byway Mckenzie Pass-Santiam Pass Scenic Byway begins its journey and ends right here, thus making the byway a full circle (loop Road). Dramatic views of the snowcapped High Cascade Peaks, The panorama of lava fields and six Cascade peaks, the mountains, Crystal-clear lakes, and the beautiful waterfalls, including Sahalie and Koosah Falls, are all this byway has to offer for the travelers.
5.8
9.3
Trout Creek Butte Road
Trout Creek Butte Road, NFd 1510 Road
7.3
11.7
NFd 1028 Road
NFd 1028 Road / Dugout Lake Road,
14.3
23.0
Lava Field
Lava Field, flown from nearby Volcanic Mountains. Lava Camp Lake, located on the McKenzie Highway, Oregon
14.9
23.9
Lava Field Trail
Lava Field Trail, Dee Wright Observatory, an observation structure at the summit of McKenzie Pass in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon. The structure is an open shelter constructed with lava stone. It is located in the midst of a large lava flow, and offers an exceptional view of numerous Cascade peaks. McKenzie Pass Wagon Road,
15.2
24.5
McKenzie Pass
McKenzie Pass, a Mountain Pass located in the Cascade Mountain Range in Oregon, situated at an elevation of 5335 ft. between the Three Sisters to the south and Mount Washington to the North.
16.9
27.2
Pond
A Pond located near the Lava Field, on McKenzie Highway on the Cascade Mountains in Oregon
19.9
32.0
A Roadside Lake
A small Lake located on the McKenzie Highway, Oregon
20.8
33.4
Scott Lake
NFD 260 Road, Scott Lake, Melakwa Lake, a group of Lakes located just off McKenzie Highway in the National Forest, close to Lava Field on the Cascade Mountain Range, Oregon
28.0
45.0
Proxy Falls Trail
Proxy Falls Trail, Upper Proxy Falls, Proxy Falls, a water fall located in Three Sisters Wilderness, On McKenzie Pass Highway, Oregon.
30.4
48.9
NFD 240 Road
NFD 240 Road, NFD 470 Road, Three Sisters Wilderness Area, Oregon
32.6
52.5
White Branch Falls
White Branch Falls, a water fall located in the Three Sisters Wilderness, Oregon
34.5
55.5
NFD 220 Road
NFD 220 Road, travels into the National Forest
36.0
58.0
Yale Lane
Yale Lane, connects to McKenzie Pass Highway again
36.7
59.1
Junction
Junction State Highway #126, McKenzie Bridge State Airport, a public airport located near McKenzie Bridge, Oregon, in Lane County, Oregon. McKenzie Ranger Station, McKenzie River, Paradise Campground,
38.1
61.3
Belknap Springs, Oregon
Belknap Springs, Oregon, a community, a private hot springs resort, located in Lane County, Oregon.
39.2
63.1
NFD 2649 Road
NFD 2649 Road / Willamette National Forest,
39.4
63.4
NFd 2650 Road
NFD 2650 Road, along the McKenzie River
41.8
67.2
NFD 2653 Road
NFd 2653 Road travels through Willamette National Forest, Oregon
44.8
72.1
NFD 140 Road
NFD 140 Road / NFD 722 Road, Willamette National Forest, Trailbridge Reservoir,
45.9
73.8
NFD 655 Road
NFD 655 Road / NFD 730 Road, Smith Reservoir, a resaervoir located on the McKenzie Pass Highway, in the Willamette National Forest, Cacade Mountain Range, Oregon.
47.2
76.0
Tamolich Pool
NFd 140 Road, Tamolich Pool, a pool located close to the Smith Reservoir along the McKenzie Pass Highway, Oregon
51.0
82.0
Foster Lake
NFD 750 Road, Foster Lake, located on the McKenzie River, Koosah Falls, Located on the Cascade Mountain Range in Willamette National Forest, Oregon
51.3
82.5
Sahaile Falls
Sahaile Falls, Oregon, located in the McKenzie River along the McKenzie Pass road in Oregon.
51.5
82.9
Falls on the McKenzie River
Access to Koosah Falls, Sahaile Falls, located on the McKenzie River in the Willamette National Forest, within Cascade Mountain Range, Oregon
51.9
83.5
NFD 770 Road
NFD 770 Road to Clear Lake, Oregon, a Lake on the mountains in the Cascade mountain Range close to Mount Washington, this lake provides drinking water supply to Eugene, Oregon. Reportedly one of the most exceptional freshwater diving spots in the U.S. is Clear Lake. A stand of upright trees are submerged 100 feet deep in the lake. These trees were killed by a volcanic activity that created the lake about 3,000 years ago. The trees are remarkably preserved in cold water temperatures year-round.
52.8
85.0
Clear Lake, Oregon
NFD 775 Road, Clear Lake, Oregon, Blue waters of Clear Lake is a delightful view for the visitors.
54.5
87.7
Old Santiam Wagon Road
Old Santiam Wagon Road, a historical Wagon Road, to Big Lake, located in the Willamette National Forest in Oregon. A Fall on Fish Lake Creek, Santiam Pass, A mountain Pass in located in the Cascade Range, in Central Oregon.
55.1
88.6
Clear Lake
Old Santiam Wagon Road, clear Lake, Oregon
56.6
91.1
Santiam Highway
United States Highway #20 /State Highway #126, Iron Mountain in the Cascade Range, Oregon.
59.9
96.4
Santiam Junction
Santiam Junction, is a highway junction and unincorporated locale in Linn County, Oregon, at the intersection of U.S. Route 20/Oregon Route 126 and Oregon Route 22. An automated weather station, Highway maintenance facilities are located in this location. The Santiam Junction State Airport, located just off the Santiam Highway. is an emergency/recreational landing strip that is closed from the first snowfall until spring. The airport grounds permit fly-in camping.
61.4
98.8
Lost Lake, Oregon
NFd 835 Road, Lost Lake Creek, Oregon, a lake located along the Santiam Highway, Oregon
64.9
104.4
Access to Hogg Rock
Hogg Rock, a tuya volcano in the Cascade Range of northern Oregon, located west of Santiam Pass beside the Santiam Highway. North of here lies Craig Lake Jefferson Wilderness, NFD 2690 Road,
68.8
110.7
NFD 2076 Road
NFD 2076 Road, Link Pond, Little Lava Lake, Oregon.
72.3
116.4
Suttle Lake, Oregon
Southwest Suttle Lake Loop Road / NFD 2070 Road, Suttle Lake, Blue Lake, Blue Lake Crater, is a maar in Oregon by the Santiam Highway side, It consists of three overlapping craters, which are filled by the waters of Blue Lake. Elliot R Colbett II Memorial State Park.
75.2
121.0
SW Warm Springs Road
SW Warm Springs Road / SW Scout Lake Road,
75.9
122.1
Camp Sherman Road
McAllister Road, Camp Sherman Road, Metolius River near Mount Jefferson, from where the Metolius River starts flowing. Camp Sherman, Oregon, a community in Jefferson County, Oregon.
77.9
125.3
Black Butte Ranch
Hawks Beard, Black Butte Ranch, is an unincorporated private resort community. It is located in the Cascade Range, eight miles northwest of Sisters along the Santiam Highway, Oregon.
79.9
128.6
Access to Black Butte, Oregon
Access / B.S. Log Road, to Black Butte, Oregon a cinder cone located in Deschutes National Forest, northwest of the town of Sisters, Oregon. An extinct volcano, it is composed of basaltic andesite. The cone rises 3,076 feet (938 m) over the surrounding plateau.
82.9
133.4
Windago Trail
Windago Trail,
85.3
137.3
End of Byway
At the Junction of State Highway #20/126 with State Highway #242, in Sisters, Oregon, McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass Scenic Byway ends. Being a loop road, the byway's starting location is also the same. Camp Polk was a former army camp in Oregon, One of nine camps created during a time of conflict between settlers and Native Americans. Sisters Eagle Air Airport, a public airport, also used for wildfire aircraft operations. Sisters, Oregon, is in Deschutes National Forest. From the city limits, hiking, biking, and horse riding trails go into the Three Sisters Wilderness. There are several mountain biking trails in the Sisters area, among them the Peterson Ridge and Suttle Lake trails. Close by is Hoodoo ski resort and many snow parks.