Hiking around Pamelia Lake is a must if you’re from the Willamette Valley. It is relatively easy hiking, but has incredible views of lakes and peaks in the area, all while hiking in a vibrant, stream-filled forest.
The hike into Pamelia Lake is less than three miles; perfect for hiking in, setting up camp, and then exploring the area. Trish and I hiked in with our dog, Bryn, and then hiked various trails around the lake. Unfortunately, we did the hike in during my Spring Break in March, and couldn’t complete the loops we were on due to heavy snow accumulation, but I’m sure we’ll be back at some point. Here are the highlights: