8 Gorgeous Lakes To Visit Around Portland This Summer

When the weather heats up, Portlanders head to the water to cool off. While we are surrounded by rivers, there are also plenty of great lakes within reach, and these are some of the best. Whether you want to stay local, or head to Mt Hood or beyond, check out one of these beautiful lakes around Portland to spend a lazy summer afternoon in the sun.

Have you visited these lakes around Portland? Which is your favorite? Let us know!