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Hidden Lake Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Rhododendron blooms near the Hidden Lake Trailhead (Gene Blick)
The parking area is basically just a wide place in the road (Jerry Adams)


Hikes starting here

Hikes including this trailhead


The Hidden Lake Trailhead provides access to the Timberline Trail from the south using the Hidden Lake Trail #779. You can camp at the Barlow Campground nearby. There's a picnic table and information kiosk at the trailhead.

Driving Directions

Head east on Highway 26 through Sandy. From the last traffic light in Sandy, it’s 23.2 miles through Zigzag and Rhododendron to the turnoff on the left for Road 39 and the Mt. Hood Kiwanis Loop.

Proceed 2.1 miles up this road turn into a wide pullout on the left for the Hidden Lake Trail #779.

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