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“Lovely, short hike with stellar scenery”
Review of Todd Lake

Todd Lake
Ranked #22 of 95 things to do in Bend
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Level 5 Contributor
46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Lovely, short hike with stellar scenery”
Reviewed August 20, 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.

Visited August 2014
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Bend, Oregon
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A Beautiful, Serene Alpine Lake”
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.

Visited August 2014
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1 Thank JimtheDCguide
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Auburn, Alabama
Level 6 Contributor
118 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Take Bug Spray!”
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 were immediately attacked by biting flies and mosquitos. We saw the lake in a hurry as we were continuously swatting the bugs and the we literally ran back to our car to get way from them.

Its a pretty area but you need the bug spray!

Visited July 2014
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3 Thank Barney S
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American Canyon, California
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beautiful and peaceful place”
Reviewed July 8, 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 down through the trees and taking dips in the lake. Be prepared to pay $5 cash for the day use fee.

Visited July 2014
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Vancouver, Washington
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Nice small hike for family or couple looking to go outdoors with views!”
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 Bachelor that reflects in the water!

When the trees open up you walk in the grassy area and their are tadpoles and small frogs everywhere! it was fun to see!

The best time to go is in the summer time when it is warm. There were plenty of age groups on the trail so it can be for anyone interested in taking some time to explore the outdoors while visitin Bend!

Make sure you have a day pass or a regular annual pass to park.

Visited September 2013
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