Categories: Columbia River Gorge Hikes, Oregon Cascades
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In mid-Spring I decided to give Timothy Lake a try. There is a very nice 13-mile hike around the Lake, and by Little Crater Lake too.
But, I was turned back by too much snow on the access road.
On the way back, I spent some time exploring the east side of Mt. Hood, and the wildflower fields near Mosier.
What a pretty time of the year, especially when there wasn’t a cloud in the sky.
By the end of May, Timothy Lake will be open and I will return for a pleasant hike.
Thanks Sandy. It was a gorgeous day.
Loved seeing what you found on the east side of grand Mount Hood, John. Interesting that there’s still much snow to get through up there, but a great thing to have that kind of precipitation. Your photos are always so exquisite, I look forward to when you can make it through the access road, but until then, this adventure was truly lovely…thank you.
Thanks for the kind words. As warm as our weather is, I may be going back to Timothy Lake sooner than I originally thought.