A Late Springtime Outing to Bloom Lake

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Oregon Coastal Mountains

It was mid-June on an on-and-off again rainy morning. I drove to the Bloom Lake trailhead next to Highway 26 in the Coastal Mountains.

A rainy day at Bloom Lake

I had only done the three-mile out-and-back hike once before, and never as a 3 1/2 loop around the lake. It was truly a pleasant surprise.

The lake (a large pond) was very picturesque with the reflection of many trees. And, the hike to and around the lake was a visit to the past with much sign of old logging operations.



Young Blacktail Deer near trailhead


One of many huge stumps along the trail

Nice stretch of trail

Wild Rose, Salmonberry and Larkspur

Bloom Lake reflections

Bloom Lake from an earlier hike on a much nicer day


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