Round Lake Road

About Round Lake Road

This road is about 4 miles from Camp Sherman and features up close views of six big mountains: Three Fingered Jack, North Sister, Middle Sister, Black Butte, Mt. Washington, and Mt. Jefferson. 

Recommended route: Round Lake Road from Riverside Campground (24.8 miles; +1877')

This route begins at Riverside Campground. Other places to begin the route include the Camp Sherman Store (at mile 1.5) or the Metolius Preserve North Parking Area (at mile 3.8). From the Camp Sherman area it heads west on the easy Lake Creek Trail before climbing to Round Lake (at mile 11.5). Spectacular views of several mountains occur at the top of Round Lake Road (approximately mile 11 to mile 13). Don't miss the turn-off to Round Lake at mile 11.4. At mile 17.1, the route heads west on the Lake Creek Trail to the Suttle Lodge on Suttle Lake, where there is a restaurant.

About this route: I developed this route for use by the Mid-Valley Bicycle Club. For more detailed information about this route and other routes in this area, please visit the Dirty Freehub website (see more information below).

The Dirty Freehub route guides

The Dirty Freehub website has well documented route guides for Oregon and beyond. Please view their route guides for current riding conditions and information about local wildlife conservation efforts and how to recreate responsibly in the area. Three of their routes incorporate portions of the route presented on this page: