Mirror Lake Trail - Hike near Government Camp, Oregon
Mt Hood National Forest, Mt Hood Hwy, Government Camp, OR 97028, USA,Government Camp,Oregon
45.3067534, -121.7919981
1.8 miles W of Government Camp, Oregon
Address: Mt Hood National Forest, Mt Hood Hwy, Government Camp, OR 97028, USA
GPS: 45°18'24.3"N 121°47'31.2"W
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State: Oregon


This family-friendly hiking trail leads to the beautiful Mirror Lake. It gets the name because it reflects Mount Hood in the still, glacier cirque lake. You will walk through a dense forest and have multiple opportunities to see excellent views of Mount Hood!

Although this is a heavily used trail due to its popularity and trailhead convenience next to the highway, Mirror Lake and the other Mt. Hood views are a MUST-SEE! You'll definitely want to bring a camera for the picturesque scenery!

Once you get to the lake, you can choose to take the loop around the lake which would make a longer hike, or you can just turn back and return the way you came.

Roundtrip: about 3.2 miles (with loop)

Elevation gain: about 700 ft

Difficulty: Easy

2.7K Written by katelocke

Be courteous, informed, and prepared. Read trailhead guidelines, stay on the trail, and don't feed the wildlife.

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  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors


From Government Camp, Oregon

  1. Head west on Government Camp Loop toward E Meldrum St (0.7 mi)
  2. Slight right onto US-26 W
    Destination will be on the left
    (1.2 mi)
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