Mirror Lake

Hike to a stunning lake high in Oregon's Wallowa Mountains with Eagle Cap Peak reflected in the still water. Enjoy as a day or overnight trip to Mirror Lake and many of the other lakes in Lakes Basin.

Getting there

From OR-82 at Lostine, drive south 14.0 miles on Lostine River Road (become Forest Road 8210) to the Bowman/Frances Lake Trailhead (5,200 ft). Leave a car here if you plan a car shuttle. Continue the final 3.3 miles to the  Two Pan Trailhead (5,600 ft).

on the trail

Hike 7 miles and 2,000 feet of elevation gain East Lostine River to Mirror Lake. Here there are options for side trips to Ivan Carper Pass and Horton Pass, and a loop that includes Minam Lake and the West Lostine River Trail back to the trailhead.

  • Suitable Activities: Backpacking, Day Hiking
  • Seasons: July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Strenuous/Very Strenuous
  • Length: 15.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • 7,595 ft
  • Green Trails Wallowa Mountains No. 475SX
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