Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway


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Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway

Address:c/o Central Oregon Visitors Association
661 SW Powerhouse Dr, Suite 1301
Bend, OR 97702

Phone:541-389-8799
Web: www.byways.org/browse/byways/2144/ Description:The towering Cascade Mountains and Deschutes National Forest provide the backdrop for this scenic drive and offer outstanding opportunities for hiking and rock climbing. The byway's main feature is the numerous lakes including Devil's Lake, Sparks Lake, the Lava Lakes, the Cultus Lakes, Crane Prairie Reservoir, Wickiup Reservoir, and Davis Lake. Byway provides outstanding viewpoints of Mount Bachelor and Three Sisters in the Cascade Range and crosses paths with early explorers and trappers like Kit Carson, John C. Fremont, and Nathaniel J. Wyeth.
Legth: 66 miles. Start/Endpoint: From Bend, byway follows Forest Road 46 west, passing through Deschutes National Forest, turning south near Devil's Lake, and continuing south to the junction of FR 46 and SR 58 (near Crescent and Odell lakes.) Time to Allow: 3-5 hours. Designation/Year: National Scenic Byway (1998).

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To access the Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway, or Forest Service Road 46, from Eugene, travel southeast on Highway 58 about 73 miles.