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Timothy Lake

Government Camp, Oregon

Admin: Jamethiel Morse

Timothy Lake Loop is a popular day ride from Portland, or make a weekend of it by camping at Joe Graham Horse Camp. Travel a portion of the Pacific Crest Trail around the west side of the lake, then loop around over a dam and swim in the lake with your horse! Can get busy on weekends, fairly flat and easy trail, some tricky/rocky portions and one tricky ford.

TRAIL HEAD

Joe Graham Horse Camp

TYPE OF DESTINATION

Layover - Campground
Camping / Lodging with Facilities - Campground
Primitive Camping with no Facilities - Trail Head, Nat’l Park, Wilderness, etc.
Effort level - Moderate

AMENITIES FOR 2 LEGGED -

-- Porta-potty's / Pit Toilets

AMENITIES FOR 4 LEGGED -

-- Horse Stalls

-- Horse Corrals

-- Dogs Allowed in Camp

-- Dogs Must be on a Leash

-- Dogs Must be on a leash on trails

MILES OF DESTINATION / ACREAGE OF PUBLIC LANDS / # OF DAYS’ WORTH OF RIDING

Timothy Lake Loop is 14 miles, with additional trails nearby as well as the Pacific Crest Trail.

TYPE OF LAND

- Federal Land

ACCESS TO TRAILS

- Trails right from location

WATER CROSSINGS

- Streams

- Rivers

- Lake access

Type of Footing on the trails

- Dirt

- Gravel, Rock

- Shoes / Boots Suggested

Type of Terrain

- Flat

- Hills

TYPE OF HORSE I WAS RIDING

- Non-Gaited

LOCAL WILDLIFE

Sometimes deer.

PEAK RIDING SEASON / WEATHER

June to early October, depending on snow levels

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