Jean Lake Trail #680 is a 0.33 mile one way hike with a 246 ft drop in elevation. Located 56 miles east-southeast of Portland Oregon. August and July are the best months to enjoy this hike.
This trail enters the west side of the Badger Creek Wilderness and is a short and easy hike to a beautiful alpine lake. This trail descends for 0.3 mile to Jean Lake at a moderate grade. When the trail reaches the lake, the trail forks and loops around the lake. The trail can be faint on the east end. Jean Lake is a relatively small three acre, shallow lake. Access is difficult to find and signage is limited. Users need to pay attention to map directions as the trail is difficult to locate.
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This hike is listed as One-Way.
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WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.