From Blue River, OR, travel 4 miles east on Highway 126 and turn right onto Forest Road 19 (Aufderheide). Continue right at the Y junction for 3 miles to the top of Cougar Reservoir. At the reservoir, turn left across the dam onto Forest Road 1993 and continue up the road to a parking area on the right (southwest) side of the road at Lowder Mountain, Upper Trailhead.
This trailhead provides access to:
See Trail page for more information.