Return to Oakridge
Blue Lake is southeast of Oakridge.
GPS - Trail Start, 1.67km el.
GPS - Blue Lake, 1.64km el.
Happy Lake is two miles further up the trail. There is a waterfall shown on topo maps but may not be accessible.
- From I-5 take exit 188A for HWY 58
- ¼ mile past milepost 37 - east of Oakridge - head south at road signed for Hills Creek Dam / Kitson Springs
- After ½ mile turn right onto Road #21
- In another 29.3 miles turn left onto gravel Road #2149
- In 6.8 miles, where the road forks, turn right to stay on 2149
- In another 1½ miles park in an area on the left side of the road
- Blue Lake trail #3645 starts on the other side of the road - distance to Blue Lake is 0.85 miles
Bring the mosquito repellant.
Caution: Road #2149 suffers from washboard-itis - several places where your car and teeth will get rattled.