Timothy Lake

Government Camp, Oregon

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A pristine lake in the middle of the forest with a Cascade peak in the background is a scene that’s never going to disappoint. Sitting on the south side of Mount Hood, Timothy Lake, formed as a result of the Timothy Lake Dam, is a great place to paddle. There’s just over 2 square miles of water to explore and several fetching lunch spots around the lake. Timothy Lake is about a 50-mile drive from Portland. At an elevation of 3,200 feet, the area can hold onto snow for a while. But once summer is in full swing, 33 Timothy Lake 175A kayaker paddles her way toward a better view of Mount Hood. the lake becomes quite popular. An 11-mile loop trail circumnavigates the lake, and there are a number of campgrounds as well as camping spots on the lake’s north end that are only accessible via boat or hiking trail.
Best Outdoor Adventures Near Portland, Oregon

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Best Outdoor Adventures Near Portland, Oregon

by Adam Sawyer (Falcon Guides)

A pristine lake in the middle of the forest with a Cascade peak in the background is a scene that’s never going to disappoint. Sitting on the south side of Mount Hood, Timothy Lake, formed as a result of the Timothy Lake Dam, is a great place to paddle. There’s just over 2 square miles of water to explore and several fetching lunch spots around the lake.

Timothy Lake is about a 50-mile drive from Portland. At an elevation of 3,200 feet, the area can hold onto snow for a while. But once summer is in full swing, 33 Timothy Lake 175A kayaker paddles her way toward a better view of Mount Hood.
the lake becomes quite popular. An 11-mile loop trail circumnavigates the lake, and there are a number of campgrounds as well as camping spots on the lake’s north end that are only accessible via boat or hiking trail.

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Activity Type: Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing, Hiking
Nearby City: Government Camp
Distance: 2
Hazards/Cautions: Potentially choppy when windy
Season: Best late spring through early fall
Local Maps: Oregon Road & Recreation Atlas: Page 49 C11
Driving Directions: Directions to Timothy Lake

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