The One Hikeable Lake Near Portland That’s Simply Breathtaking In The Fall

If you want to escape to a lovely little lake this fall, this is the hike that is calling your name. You are not going to get a lot of fall colors on the hike, but cooler temperatures and smaller crowds make it the perfect time to travel this lovely trail in the Mount Hood National Forest. Mirror Lake is a classic Northwest hiking destination, and something every Portlander must experience at least once. This fall is your time.

As with any trip into the woods, be sure to be a good visitor and pack out anything you bring in and leave the trails just like you found them. Have you ever visited this stunning lake? What is your favorite hike near Portland?