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Mirror Lake Trail

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Address: Hood River, OR
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Activities: Hiking
Description: Located on the Mount Hood's north side.

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Great hike

My wife and I hiked on the mirror lake trail. I enjoyed the walk through the forest of tall conifer trees as well as the view of ridges covered in evergreens rolling off into the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Frisco, Texas, United States

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Ocean City, New Jersey
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Very busy location with construction in the area- we decided to do the hike and started from parking area- nice incline with long switchbacks- it was a good distance up with a 700 ft rise to get to the top- the lake was decent but more like a pond in our findings. The trees had overgrown what must have been... More 

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Frisco, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

My wife and I hiked on the mirror lake trail. I enjoyed the walk through the forest of tall conifer trees as well as the view of ridges covered in evergreens rolling off into the horizon. The walk was great with forest views, however that rail is challenging. We were not able to find a parking place at first and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Though this is quite a lot of uphill climbing, the pay off is a great view of Mt. Hood in the reflection of a cool clear mountain lake suitable for dipping your feet and lots of photo ops.

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The view of Mount Hood reflecting into Mirror Lake is unlike any other. Definitely worth the hike up, which in itself consisted of lots of beautiful green forests and mountain flowers. Great activity for any nature enthusiast. I'm no expert in plants, but I could tell that there was a huge amount of diversity in plant life throughout the hike.... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

As others have said, the parking right on 26 can be pretty full, even during the week. While it is a fairly short hike, the hike up to the lake, has a great deal of elevation gain, so be aware if you're not in good shape or have very small kids. I believe it was about a 2-3 mile hike,... More 

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Zurich
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77 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Take the short walk and you will find a wonderful view to Mount Hood whit an mirror of the montain in the lake!

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Portland, OR
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This is one of my favorite places to spend time in the Mount Hood area. The trick is finding parking since this is a really popular trail. Get their early and it won't be a problem. Otherwise the wait could be quite some time. The trail is family friendly, so bring the little ones, pack a picnic and enjoy your... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Amazing view of the mountain reflected in the lake. Parking can be difficult on busy days but the hike is definitely worth the effort.

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San Diego
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The hike is through a beautiful forest from the highway. Remember to buy the day pass before beginning your hike. The lake is very nice and offers views of Mt. Hood.

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Calgary, Canada
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Hiked with my small dogs on a lovely, sunny, hot day in September. Even on a Monday lots of people though certainly not too crowded. Very easy to follow trail that goes around lake

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Address: Hood River, OR
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Hood River

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