From Sisters take Hwy 20 across Santiam Pass to Hwy 22. Drive 12.7 miles from the Santiam Y Junction. Near milepost 69, turn on Straight Creek road. Follow signs to Coffin Mountain trailhead.
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Amazing wildflower display backed by snow covered Cascade peaks. Vast meadows of white Beargrass blooms, Indian Paintbrush, purple Lupine and Cascade Lily flowers. Caught in an afternoon thunderstorm, with lightning striking all around the mountain top meadow, the ultimate rainbow appeared ending at Oregon's 2nd highest peak, Mt. Jefferson.