Burnt Lake

2 reviews #2 hike out of 103 in
7.2 mi
Distance
3 hrs 54 min
Time
terrain
1,453 ft
Elev Gain

Overview

This is a difficult out and back trail to Burnt Lake in Mount Hood National Forest. The first few miles are fairly easy through beautiful old growth forest, but the last few miles while climbing up to Burnt Lake are a little tough. Once you're there, it's a beautiful small lake.

There are campsites around the lake, so it makes a great backpacking hike if you're looking for something for a 1-2 night trip.

Getting Started

The last few miles of road to get to the trailhead here aren't too bad, but there are definitely some big potholes you'll want to watch out for. There's limited parking at the trailhead as well, probably only 10-15 spots and that might even be pushing it. There's not really any amenities here either, so prepare ahead of time for that.


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Gubben 4 years ago
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This is definitely a must-do classic Oregon hike. The grade is easy, and when you get to the lake, Mount Hood is reflected in the lake in a picture postcard way. Even better, if you go in the middle of the week, you may have the trail and lake to yourself. This is not a main tourist attraction by any means, and the best thing is that no trail runners are constantly sneaking up behind you.
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