Mirror Lake Loop Trail

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Mirror Lake Loop Trail is a 4.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Government Camp, Oregon that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
4.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
767 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

camping

hiking

nature trips

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

forest

lake

views

waterfall

wild flowers

muddy

snow

A mellow and easy forest hike or snowshoe a little over a mile west of Government Camp. Easy and for everyone, this hike gets you to mirror lake and offers fantastic views of Mt. Hood.

5 days ago

Nice hike but gets really crowded to Mirror Lake. Take the extra hike to Tom Dick and Harry. Less crowded and worth the climb to get the views.

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10 days ago

My favorite hike in the Portland area! Beautiful and just the right balance of challenge and ease.

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15 days ago

Fantastic hike with scenic views.

22 days ago

Peaceful and leisurely. Parking limited at trailhead, but a project is in the works to fix that. We parked at Ski Lodge and walked back up to trailhead on path between creek and road. Was no biggie at all on the way there, on the way back it felt longer. A minimal challenge going up hill, but still an easy rewarding 3 mile round trip trail. Continue on to Tom, Dick & Harry trail after arriving Mirror Lake, and keep hiking if looking for a longer hike.

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Other than parking (I swear there is only about 7 parking spots at the trail head), this was really a wonderful hike. The hike up to the lake is switchbacks all the way up, but the loop around the lake is so wonderful. Because of the smoke from the wildfires, Mt Hood view was mostly obscured, but I imagined the beauty of the view on a clear day. The trail is very wide and well packed. We had some friends that wanted more of a strenuous hike and distance so they continued on to Tom Dick & Harry Mountain and they were not disappointed. We had to park about a mile away at Ski Bowl and that walk up the hill next to the highway was awful. Overall every enjoyable hike.

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