McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass Scenic Byway

National Scenic BywayOregon
Length 82.0 mi / 132.0 km
Time to Allow Take two hours to drive the byway or five hours to stop at places along the way.

Parking passes can be purchased from the ranger station, allowing you to park and hike the trails along this byway.

Experience dramatic views of the snowcapped High Cascade Peaks. The panorama of lava fields and six Cascade peaks is made more striking by the contrast between the black lava and white snow. The mountains are mirrored in crystal-clear lakes, and the byway passes beautiful waterfalls, including Sahalie and Koosah Falls.

Local Information

US Forest Service - McKenzie Ranger Station
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