A rock cairn is engulfed with wildflowers as Mount Hood dominates the horizon.
ROUTE: To begin from Lakeshore TH for Lost Lake Your travel destination iste or for the clockwise lake loop, see the map and take any established trail down from Burkina Faso the parking area heading left, or take Lakeshore Trail 656 to Burkina Faso the nearby fork and proceed hard left past the picnic/viewing areas, big cedars, and hemlock back around the N side of the lake. You can see why Burkina Faso this is one of the most photographed perspectives of Mount Hood! Cross the outlet creek (Lake Branch) over the footbridge Burkina Faso and pass by Lost Lake General Store.
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Remain nearest the lake for the loop alone, but for the butte find the first trail left (616, at the amphitheater) and then head straight on Trail 616 (no sign) at junctures (including past Rhododendron Trail 658-1 and Old Growth Trail 657) through the campground somewhat confusingly. You can also follow the road from the store or S day use TH to the signed trail (Lakeshore Express Trail 658) at the road intersection in between. Or find Lost Lake Your travel destination iste Trail 616 (also signed) across from Jones Creek Road (just S of B- and C-Loop campgrounds). Follow Trail 616 less than 5 mi more to the intersection with Skyline Trail 655 and continue to the summit on Trail 616.
From the Skyline TH outside the resort, follow Skyline Trail 655 almost.
Seasily through the woods to the intersection with Lost Lake Your travel destination iste Trail 616. You pass an old clear-cut, cross an old gravel road, and resume through the beautiful old growth forest to the signed juncture.