Updated: Nov 11, 2022
A small pond-like lake near Government Camp, Oregon in Mount Hood National Forest.
Lake Name: Enid Lake Lake Coordinates: 45.3056, -121.7759 Lake Elevation: 3648′ Access: Trail Distance: 0.3 miles (round trip) Ascent/Descent: +41 ft / -51 ft Trail Type: In and out Trails: Crosstown Trail #755 Note: Enid Lake looks more like a pond than a lake. Date hike was done: 6-18-20
The road to the trailhead is a little tricky to not miss. It’s the road directly opposite from the turn off for the Mirror Lake trailhead. I parked at the Glacier View Sno-Park/Trailhead. There isn’t much parking available and the road continuing on is gated. It looked more like an inner city park kind of hike than an undisturbed wilderness kind of hike.
I took the Crosstown Trail #755 and ended up coming across the lake sooner than I expected. There was a little off trail that went to the lake’s edge. It was only 0.15 miles one-way. It looked more like a swampy pond to me. Someone ended up coming up right behind me with their dog, so I took some pictures and left. There were multiple mountain bikes that passed me. I personally think it would be a more fun mountain biking trail than hiking trail.
Supposedly on a clear day one can see Mt Hood (the top of it) on the other side of the lake. There were some clouds in the sky blocking the view when I went.
How to get there (from Sandy, OR)
Take Hwy 26 out of Sandy for 27 miles. Turn left onto Glacier View FS Road 522 and continue for 0.2 miles to Glacier View Sno-Park/Trailhead.
Zigzag Ranger District map location: T3S R8E S13
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