Burnt Lake Trail #772
Forest fires are not new to the Pacific Northwest, and the area around this hike was burned around 1900. The forest around the trail is now home to Douglas-fir, western hemlock, silver fir and vine maple. Forests do regenerate! We'll also see several small creeks and micro-waterfalls as we head up into the Mt Hood Wilderness to a beautiful lake with a great view of Mt Hood reflected in its waters. We'll stop here for lunch before heading back down, so bring some food!
We'll meet at 9am at Gateway Transit Center in the parking garage lower level (east end) and carpool to the hike location.