Chimney Lake

A moderate day hike to a beautiful alpine lake located in Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness.

getting there

From OR-82 at Lostine, drive south 14.0 miles on Lostine River Road (it becomes Forest Road 8210) to the Bowman/Frances Lake Trailhead (5,200 ft).

on the trail

Hike the Bowman Trail No. 1651 3.4 miles to the junction with Woodlake Trail No. 1659 (7,240 ft). Hike the Woodlake Trail 2.2 miles Chimney Lake (7,604 ft). There is a nice lunch spot on a saddle just past the lake.


  • Looking for a longer backpacking trip in this area? Consider the West Lostine River Loop that includes a trip to Chimney Lake.
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,400 ft
  • 7,604 ft
  • USGS Minam Meadows
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