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This is one of our favorite hikes. We go in the morning and have lunch by the lake

We've done this hike more times than I can count. We also stayed in a cabin on the lake and got to... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Becky W

The hike to mirror lake from Lake of the Clouds took me about two to two and a half hours. If you... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
Norm B
Bismarck, North Dakota
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Scenic lake at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park.
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

We've done this hike more times than I can count. We also stayed in a cabin on the lake and got to be on the lake in a canoe, beautiful!!

Thank Becky W
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The hike to mirror lake from Lake of the Clouds took me about two to two and a half hours. If you go early in the morning, you'll encounter less people. The view of the lake was spectacular and was a good place to eat...More

Thank Norm B
Reviewed 11 May 2016

After a long day of hiking it was very ice to pitch the tent and just relax by the lake. The water was warm enough for swimming. The lake itself isn't exceptional comparing to other lakes in UP and Northern WI. There are 3 cabins...More

Thank AAS619
Reviewed 30 September 2015

After a 2 miles hiking you will get to this open view of the Mirror lake. There was so quire and you can watch the leaves falling into the lake without any sound. This is one of the beautiful lake UP showed us in our...More

1  Thank Linmom L
Reviewed 29 July 2015

It is a LONG hike to get here, and you should plan the hike so you get the most out of it. From Summit Peak to Mirror Lake is much easier than the reverse route. Just as we arrived at the lake, storm clouds were...More

Thank ItsjustDoug
Reviewed 9 July 2015

It was a soggy trail due to rain the previous day, and the mosquitoes were plentiful so bug repellent is a must. Luckily there were a couple rocks to sit on once we got there to eat our lunch, but it wasn't anything special. On...More

Thank joansT3646BL
Reviewed 10 August 2014

I read the reviews on this before we left on vacation and marked it one of our must see places to visit and made sure to pack food, water and bug spray! I'm so glad I did because we sure needed it. We started out...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 26 February 2014

Pack a lunch. Wear good hiking footwear. Bring plenty of water. Don't forget a camera. Walk the loop- from the Summit Peak Tower back around to the parking area. Its +5 miles and worth it. We had our lunch at a back packing camp site....More

1  Thank BlondieTTT
Reviewed 15 October 2013

The mosquitos were terrible. Due to the lake and pockets of areas for water to collect, this trail was a breeding ground for the mosquitos and it was awful trying to hike through it. I could see in the fall or early spring before the...More

1  Thank Alisha M
Reviewed 22 July 2013

We made the 5 mile looped hike to this lake. It was hot and so we took a dip, the whole family. The water temperature was perfectly cool for a swim on a hot day. There was no beach access where we met up on...More

Thank Jason K
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