Hike Volcanoes in the Cascade Range while in Bend

The Cascade Range comprises some of the most sought-after summits in the world. These volcanoes can be seen from the city and offer a beautiful backdrop. BBOnline recommends the following volcanoes as a must-visit for those who are interested in hiking.

Mount Hood
Cascade Range
Oregon

Mount Hood holds the title of being the tallest peak in Oregon, and hence the climb is thrilling and will satisfy your craving for adventure. Drive from your Bend Bed and Breakfast to reach Mount Hood. The best time to set out on a climbing expedition is during the months between May and August. The trails here are extremely popular and are highly visited during spring. There are four popular hiking trails and wilderness areas on Mount Hood. The Palmer Glacier, Carter Rock and Coalman Glacier are well known climbing routes.

Mount Jefferson
Cascade Range
Oregon

Mount Jefferson is a stunning volcano located in the northern Cascade Range. This place is perfect for beginners as well as experts. Hiking here is highly adventurous, as it holds the rank of being the second tallest summit in Oregon. You will find snow fields and glaciers all throughout the year. The ascents are generally straightforward and not too technical, so it makes for a comparatively easy climb. Make sure you have taken all your safety gear before you set out from your Bend Inn.

Three Sisters
Cascade Range
Oregon

The Three Sisters are three closely grouped mountains in Oregon. Even though this volcano is a little small compared to its neighbors, the view from the summit is like no other. The view will make the climb worthwhile. The three peaks offer climbers three times the fun. The unique aspect of this volcano is that it is surrounded by lush green forest. A 10-mile hike through the wilderness will take you to this volcano. The trails are marked for the most part.

Newberry Volcano
Cascade Range
Oregon

Drive 20 miles from Bend to reach the Newberry Volcano. This beautiful mountain offers a hiking experience like no other. Right at the start, the view of this mountain will take your breath away. This is the only volcano that resembles the moon's surface, and hence was used as a training ground by astronauts. Even though it might sound like a difficult climb, Newberry Volcano is a favorite among climbers because the spectacular view keeps you mesmerized during the climb. This is also a great place for the entire family, because the climb is easy and fun.

Mount McLoughlin
Cascade Range
Oregon

Mount McLoughlin sits in the southern part of Oregon. This volcanic peak is for the professional hiker who wishes to test their skills. The climb is highly technical and filled with challenges. After the initial climb you will be mesmerized by the beauty and the scenic vistas that surround Mount McLoughlin. The enchanting Crater Lake is housed in this volcano, and makes for a perfect pit stop.