Arrow and Eagle Lakes

Eagle Meadow
Difficult
(to Arrow Lake)
10.6 miles round trip
2720 feet elevation gain
Open mid-July through October
Use: hikers

Difficult (to Eagle Lake)
19.1-mile loop
4080 feet elevation gain 

Left: Eagle Meadow

The Ice Age glaciers that scalloped the southern Wallowa Mountains left granite lake basins around the rim of Eagle Creek’s spectacular valley like cupboards in a giant’s kitchen. Day hikers only have time to peek in one of those cupboard doors, but backpackers can visit one alpine lake after another on a loop. The difficult route is impassable for horses, making this one of the few hiker-only Wallowa tours.

From Baker City, take ...

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