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Todd Lake

Forest Road 4600 370, Bend, OR
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Ranked #11 of 27 Attractions in Bend
Type: Bodies of Water
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The short hike into Todd Lake is very nice for all age groups and for those with less mobility. Even the pit bathroom is adorable. It looks like a small cottage.

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Bend, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Just a short drive of 30 minutes will get you to the trailhead for a short walk to this beautiful lake. Bring your camera. In the winter you can snowshoe or cross country ski to this lake.

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Auburn, Alabama
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

After the four of us went up the ski lift at Mt Bachelor we drove over to Todd Lake since we had seen it from the top of Mt Bachelor. The parking area had plenty of cars and some people were carrying fishing poles up to the lake. As we started walking from the parking area to the lake we... More

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American Canyon, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I wish I had spent more time here! This is an easy walk around the lake, and it is beautiful. There was not a lot of other people there either, which made it also nice and peaceful. There were still some snow drift on the ground, which my dogs got a kick out of and they loved running up and... More

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Vancouver, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I went to Todd Lake with my fiancee and we hiked the trail around the lake over labor day weekend! This is a great small hike for anyone that wants to get outdoors and see some beatiful scenery and the water. The whole trail goes around the lake and opens up in the middle to a beautiful view of Mt... More

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Bendoregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

In early summer you may get your shoes somewhat wet do to snow melt, but the trail is easy and there are lovely mountain views. It's not far from Bend and a nice place to visit.

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Bend, Oregon
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

From the USFS website: "Do not remove frogs or tadpoles from Todd Lake. Todd Lake is home for the Western Toad and Cascade Frog. Both of these species are threatened by loss of wetlands, habitat degredation, and environmental changes. They are protected by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and collecting of these species is illegal and punishable with... More

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Go past Mt. Bachelor on Century Drive out of Bend. Turn into Todd Lake. Park. Take the trail around the lake. You can see what you are getting yourself into from the start. Easy! The best part of it all is the absolute jaw-drop view from everywhere.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

My husband and I asked an employee at local REI about favorite hiking trails and this was suggested as a short hike (2.1 miles RT). After hiking the happy Valley trail (8mi RT) near Tumalo Falls trailhead, we decided to get back on the trail for a shorter hike as the weather was sunny and the air crisp! The cascade... More

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Burlington, Vermont, United States
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180 reviews 180 reviews
79 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

About one and a half mile hike around a mountain lake with beautiful views. Mountain meadows with wildflowers in bloom in summer.

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