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Dates: 9/12/2019 - 9/15/2019
City / State: La Pine, OR
Event Name: Paulina Lakeshore Trail
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 113535 
Distance - Trail Ratings: 13KM - 2C
Description: This trail is a moderately difficult hike of 13km located within the scenic Newberry Volcanic Monument area. Elevation is at 6,350' at the trailhead start. This forested trail circumnavigates the lake, mostly flat with some uphill sections. The path has varied terrain, dirt, rock, gravel and sand. A few narrow sections and short sections of rugged rocky terrain. Your attention to the trail in this area is very important. You will enjoy spectacular views of Paulina Lake and Paulina Peak.
Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: Th-Sa 8am-12pm, Fin 4pm; Su 8am-11am, Fin 3pm
Location: Paulina Lake
Start Point / Driving Directions: Paulina Lake Day Use Parking Lot.Northwest Forest Pass, Interagency Annual or Senior Pass is required (not for sale at the lake). Alternatively, $5 Day Use Pass is available at the lake.Start point GPS coordinates: North Lat 43 degrees 42.733 minutes, West Long -121 degrees 16.550 minutes. Exit the Bend Shilo Inn, right onto O. B. Riley Rd, immediate right at the light and head south on Hwy 97 for 24.3 miles. Turn left onto Paulina Lake Road at the sign for Newberry Caldera, Paulina and East Lake. At 11 miles, clear the entry fee station. Drive another 1.4 miles, passing the road to the lodge on your left and turn left from Paulina Lake Road into the Day Use Only parking area across from the Visitor Center. Park and walk to the Paulina Lake Trailhead sign.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Although pets are allowed on the trail, there are dangerous drop-offs. If you must take your pet, we suggest it be kept on a leash.While in the area of this hike, you might want to take the time to drive to the unique Big Obsidian Flow and to the top of Paulina Peak. At elevation 8,000' with its stunning views, it is highly recommended.
Host Club: Columbia River Volkssport Club
Contact: Annette St-Pierre (503) 780-4568
Website: www.walking4fun.org/central-oregon.html
E-Mail Contact: walking_the_world@yahoo.com