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For the ski area, see Willamette Pass Resort.
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Willamette Pass
Elevation 5,128 ft (1,563 m)
Traversed by OR 58
Location Klamath / Lane counties, Oregon, U.S.
Range Cascades
Coordinates 43°36′01″N 122°02′17″W / 43.60028°N 122.03806°W / 43.60028; -122.03806Coordinates: 43°36′01″N 122°02′17″W / 43.60028°N 122.03806°W / 43.60028; -122.03806
Willamette Pass Tunnel
Willamette Pass Tunnel in 1940

Willamette Pass (5,128 ft or 1,563 m) is a mountain pass crossing the crest of the Cascade Range in Oregon, USA. It is less commonly known as Willamette Summit. The pass is traversed by Oregon Route 58 and by Union Pacific's (ex-Southern Pacific) Cascade Subdivision, which provides rail access between Portland, Oregon, and California. Amtrak's Coast Starlight uses this route on its way between Seattle, Portland, and Los Angeles. The Willamette Pass Resort ski area is located above the pass.

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