Hike-in from the Pacific Crest Trail at Irish Lake. Irish & Taylor Lakes are midway between Waldo and Cultus Lakes. High Clearance vehicle is recommended. From Bend, take Forest Rd 46 (Century Drive) SW past Lava Lake to the Cultus Lake Turnoff, then Forest Rd 4630 2.5 miles to Forest Rd 600, follow signs for Little Cultus Lake. Irish Lake is about 6 miles west from this point. The road is rough. Take the Pacific Crest Trail from Irish Lake North for about 5 miles. Go about 1/4 mile past Blaze Lake to where the PCT crosses a spring creek. Dennis Lake is about 1/4 mile West and 400 feet above this point. There is no trail to the lake.