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Mirror Lake Trail

Hood River, OR
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Ranked #4 of 35 Activities in Hood River
Type: Hiking Trails, Sports
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: Located on the Mount Hood's north side.
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Type: Hiking Trails, Sports
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: Located on the Mount Hood's north side.
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Zurich
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65 reviews 65 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
21 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
7 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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Seguin
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69 reviews 69 reviews
21 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I give this a 4.. It was not a 4 this day..because of the wind.. But over all it is always a 4. Nice hike.. Some say it's an easy trail.. For the most part it is.. By with the elevation I would not call it easy. Its a great place to hang out.. If the wind is not blowing..... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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96 reviews 96 reviews
29 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The mostly uphill hike on the way to the scenic but small Mirror Lake. Go early before the fog sets in for the best view of Mt Hood. Trail is very easy to follow and is about 3 miles round trip. Some rustic campsite by the lake but mostly was alone once we made it to the lake. Saw several... More 

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Oregon City, Oregon
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

There is very limited parking and you must get a day permit if you don't have an annual permit to park. This was my first time hiking to this lake. I felt it was steep but a nice trail. The lake is small and lots of bugs along the muddy lake edge. Lots of little fish were jumping up at... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Easy to access, under 3 miles, shaded, not too steep, and a nice view as pay off. We hiked with our 9 month old in a chid carrier pack. Note that you are supposed to have a Northwest Forest Pass ($5) left on your windshield when you hike. We didn't know that and decided just to chance it. No ticket... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This was nicely scenic and although classified easy there is a gradual elevation all change. The length makes this trail a good one for family. The lake (pond) was picturesque and if a reasonably clear day, we understand the mirror reflects the view of Mt Hood. Our day was all low clouds making visibility at times limited.

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