Hager Mountain

Easy (from gate)
2 miles round trip
785 feet elevation gain
Open June to early November
Use: hikers, horses, bicycles

Moderate (from Road 012)
6.6 miles round trip
1710 feet elevation gain

Difficult (from Road 28)
8 miles round trip
1990 feet elevation gain

Like its more famous cousin Black Butte, Hager Mountain is a charming little volcano with a summit trail that climbs through wildflowers to a panoramic fire lookout. But because Black Butte lies in a heavily trafficked area near Bend, its trail draws as many as a hundred people a day, while hardly a dozen people a week make their way to Hager Mountain’s scenic summit.

From Bend, drive ...

This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Eastern Oregon.

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