Shining Lake Trail #510 is a 3.94 mile one way hike with 159 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 43 miles southeast of Portland Oregon. August and July are the best months to enjoy this hike.
This trail is in the Roaring River Wilderness. This trail begins at Forest Road 4610-240 (4,680’) and ends at Shining Lake (3,920’). From Forest Road 4610-240, travel north-northwest on Indian Ridge. There are great views of Mount Hood, Mount Rainier, Mount St. Helens, and Mount Adams in the first mile. Continue along Indian Ridge for 3.6 miles to the junction with a spur trail heading to the old Indian Ridge fire lookout (0.4 mile). Take the right fork onto this trail (#510) and continue down the switchbacks 0.7 mile to Shining Lake.
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This hike is listed as One-Way.
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WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.