Summit Trail

At A Glance

Moderate

0.3 mi one-way

Steepness: Climbs Moderately
Tread Condition: Few Obstacles
Blaze Color: None

This trail is located in the Mount Jefferson State Natural Area area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Mount Jefferson State Natural Area trails list page.

Hikes That Use This Trail: Summit and Rhododendron Trail Loop

Description

Passes through the picnic area as it winds up to the 4,665 foot summit through a red oak forest, with an understory of mountain laurel and rhododendron. Good view near the summit; however, it's developed with towers, signs, etc. Continue to Luther Rock via the Rhododendron trail for a more unobstructed view.

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Trail Segments

Trails are often made up of several connecting paths which may have different characteristics, allowed uses, and seasons. This trail is divided into multiple segments as follows:

Mount Jefferson Summit - Picnic Area to Lower Rhodo

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.12 mi

Mount Jefferson Summit - Lower Rhodo to Upper Rhodo

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.12 mi

Mount Jefferson Summit - Upper Rhodo to Summit

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 262 ft

Total Calculated Length: 0.3 mi

This value is derived from our underlying map data, so it may not match officially published information.

Intersecting Trails

  • Rhododendron
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