California Map

Request Free Visitor Guides
  • Places To Go

    Explore travel information for California cities, towns, parks, regions and more.

    Coverage for every state in the United States.

    Explore neighboring countries (and soon countries throughout the world).

    San Francisco

    Think of the Golden Gate Bridge as a portal to the Bay Area's cultural gold mine, whether it's wandering San Francisco's famous wharf, strolling misty beaches, perusing museums or fine dining that you consider the mother lode.

  • Things To Do

    Introduction to all the things to do in California.

    Searchable list of tour companies, guides and outfitters, rental companies and more.

    Full information on Tourist Attractions, Scenic Drives, Sightseeing Tours and easy vacation activities..

    Detailed information on active pursuits such as biking, hiking, golfing and much more.

    Museums, parks, galleries, zoos, and everything else you could want to do in California.

    Things To Do

    Whether you're searching for that quiet forest trail, steep mountain slog or multi-day backpacking adventure, there's a route somewhere for you in California, usually within easy reach of this state's major cities, too.

    Learn More
  • Sleep + Eat

    Searchable listings of California hotels, motels, resorts, bed & breakfast, and more.

    Searchable listings of California RV parks and campgrounds.

    Rent a RV or motor home, and start your vacation tour of California.

    Searchable listings of California restaurants, bars, diners, and more.

    Lodging and Hotels

    Use our easy Lodging Search to find exactly the type of accommodation you are looking for at the right price.

    Search Now
  • Travel Planning

    Request Free Travel brochures from destinations throughout California.

    Travel articles related to California…

    Transportation companies, airports and interactive maps for California.

    Travel and tourism books and maps for California.

    Basic facts about California, including a guide to every city and town in California.

    Searchable lists of California tourism offices and other helpful government agencies.

    Tourism Planning

    To request Free Travel Planners, click on the image above.

    Learn More
  • Photos + Videos

    Searchable slide shows of California photos.

    Searchable slide shows of California videos.

    Photo and Video Gallery

    Browse photos and videos from across the state, take a virtual tour, search for the imagery you want to see.

    View Now
  • Map It!

Hidden Lake Trail - No. 779

No Media or Maps Available
If you are the owner/manager of this business and would like to improve your listing, please submit a request.
No Media or Maps Available
If you would like to improve this listing, please contact us.
Phone
Phone:
503-622-3191
Address
Mt. Hood National Forest
70220 E. Hwy. 26
Zigzag, OR 97049
Basics
Length:
5 miles
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
5 - 6 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
3000 feet
Elevation Range:
3000 feet to 5800 feet
Elevation Change:
2800 feet
Season:
June to October

Description

This trail enters the 47,160 acre Mt Hood Wilderness Area that is part of the National Wilderness Preservation System. Hidden Lake itself is more of a pond but still a pleasant destination. A more demanding hike or equestrian ride could be made by combining Hidden Lake with a section of the Pacific Crest Trail and Paradise Park Trail which has its terminus only a ½ mile down the road from Hidden Lake. Hidden Lake Trail follows the forested ridge east of Zigzag Canyon, climbing almost 2800’ to reach the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail No. 2000 in 5 miles.

Regulations & Leave No Trace Information: ?? Wilderness Permits are required between May 15 and Oct 15, but are free and self-issuing at a permit box station on the trail. ?? Group size is limited to 12. Stock are counted in the group size. For example, 3 people each riding their own horse plus a spare horse in the group for packing would make a group of 7. ?? Unproccessed livestock feed is prohibited, preventing non-native plant spread. Leave No Trace Principles ?? Plan Ahead and Prepare Be Considerate of Other Visitors ?? Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces Leave What You Find ?? Dispose of Waste Properly Minimize Campfire Impacts ?? Respect Wildlife Noxious weeds have taken a small hold in the Mt Hood Wilderness. To prevent from bringing non-native plants into the forest, clean your animal, trailer, truck and gear before leaving home. A few days before your trip, change your stock over to processed feed and only allow it to graze in weed free pasture.

Length:
5 miles
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
5 - 6 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
3000
Elevation Range:
3000 feet to 5800
Elevation Change:
2800
Season:
June to October
Basic Directions

Follow US 26 to 4.1 miles east of Rhododendron. Turn north onto Road 2639, marked by a sign indicating the Kiwanis Camp. Continue on Road 2639 for 2 miles to the trailhead just past Kiwanis Camp itself.

Email Page Link

Complete the form below to email this page to a friend or family member's email. You can send yourself an email as well. Your email and your recipient's email will NOT be shared with anyone. See our full Privacy Policy for details.
:
:
:
 
 
 
:
Copy Yourself on the Email Yes No
:
:

1

Select a Free Visitor Guide below

2

Complete the form to receive your guides by mail

Below are the Free Visitor Guides for Cascades - Oregon. More Visitor Guides are available in California. Click here to view them all!

Eugene, Cascades & Coast Eugene, Cascades & Coast Eugene, Cascades & Coast
Southwest OregonEugene is a sleepy town known for its laid back culture. It is close to the famous Oregon Coast as well and home to several world-class wineries.
Request this Free Visitor GuideRequested! You're all set! Complete the form below to receive your guides by mail.