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Todd Lake

Forest Road 4600 370, Bend, OR
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Short hike with beautiful wildflowers

Todd Lake is a great short hike for those low on time. The trail is a bit mucky in spring but tons... read more

Reviewed yesterday
PadgettS122
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Portland, Oregon
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Difficult to find

GPS didn’t work to find this spot. We saw a map at Tumalo Falls that showed us what to do. Todd... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
friendofmitzi
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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“wild flowers” (6 reviews)
“parking lot” (11 reviews)
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Forest Road 4600 370, Bend, OR
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Todd Lake is a great short hike for those low on time. The trail is a bit mucky in spring but tons of flowers are out now in early summer! Nwfp is required to park

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

GPS didn’t work to find this spot. We saw a map at Tumalo Falls that showed us what to do. Todd Lake is located on the Cascades Lake Hwy. Coming from the west (we were at Tumalo Falls) before you get into Bend, you take...More

Thank friendofmitzi
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Todd Lake is a favorite Lake Hike or Paddle, if you can portage a short distance to the lake from the Parking Lot. It is the first lake on the Cascade Lakes Highway after the turn off to Mount Bachelor. It is set in an...More

Thank Cristen S
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Dec 2017 hasn't been kind with it's snow but it was still a beautiful walk into the lake. It's a nice ~4 mile hike from the Mt. Bachelor ski area.

Thank Webop
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Wow - labor day monday midday - practically had the lake all to ourselves . Easy two mile hike around the lake. Great broken top view when you walk around. So nice that nobody was here - saw a few float tubes and picknickers -...More

Thank Jon B
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

This a beautiful spot, but it is a hot tourist spot so parking and crowds can be a problem. That said: the lake, short hike around, views of Mount Bachelor, and picnic spots are all excellent. You can swim but the water is cold! If...More

Thank Rudy F
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

We love this easy, all-ages hike around a swimmable lake, to enjoy the meadows and view of Mt. Bachelor and see the hundreds of frogs on the far shore of the lake. Parking at trailhead but can get full on busiest days. Natl Forest land...More

Thank Suzanne P
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

This is a beautiful lake near Mount Bachelor. The drive up to the parking area is pretty rough, but worth it. The lake is a stunning portrait of a mountain lake. Be ready to get your feet wet if you walk all the way around...More

Thank Timothy V
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

We almost drove past this lake after seeing so many other lakes along the Cascade Lakes highway. The road into the lake could use a little TLC, lots of potholes and rough patches. Once you get to the parking lot, you then hike up a...More

Thank icetsarina
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

I have always loved Todd Lake, even when I was a small child. In the Summer time it is a hiking, fishing, paddle boarding, natural paradise. In winter, the areas around it are great for cross country skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing. The lake itself is...More

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33andfree
13 January 2017|
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Response from Hopefull1995 | Reviewed this property |
The cascade high way is closed in the winter; however, it's not far from bachelor so they may have the road open. Check online maps. Thanks :)
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