NOTE: Monday-thru-Friday, travelers will encounter traffic stops (approx. 20 mins) controlled by flaggers on Hwy 26 due to the ODOT highway safety project – until Oct. 31, 2015.
This popular trailhead along Highway 26 leads to the Mirrot Lake Trail which is 2.1 miles round-trip to the lake and has 700 feet of elevation change. Views of Mt Hood from a small backcountry lake are a big draw for this trail. Mirror Lake is a classic glacial cirque lake. The steep slopes south and southwest of Mirror Lake are the glacier cirque headwall. Hiking up to Tom Dick and Harry Ridge is a more challenging hike with a view of the Cascade Range. This trail is heavily visited and is kid-friendly for the adventurous family.
PICNIC TABLE, TOILET, INTERPERTIVE SIGN, GARBAGE CAN. Capacity for more than 10 medium sized vehicles.
Note: Trailhead parking is closed from Nov. 1st -thru- Apr. 30th. This trailhead is neither a Sno-Park nor does it provide access to any designated winter trail.