With over 19 miles of hiking trails, hikers can enjoy getting out and about in the great outdoors. Through pine-oak woods with delightful river views, across farmlands and past impressively high cliffs, it's a peaceful and enjoyable way to experience the park. Mirror Lake State Park is a fabulous place for avid adventurers to explore.
Just 0.2 miles long, this short trail follows the Ishnala Trail where you can gaze over Mirror Lake gorge. Make sure you have your camera with you, the view is simply stunning.
This trail is short and easy, so it's ideal for beginner hikers. Along the way, expect to see Mirror Lake, which is so calm it creates beautiful reflections of the trees along the shoreline.
This trail traverses through beautiful forests with the chance of seeing a great variety of birds and animals. It's so peaceful, it won't be long before you spot something.
Whatever time of year you visit Mirror Lake State Park, there are plenty of activities to keep you and your family busy for the duration of your stay. Whether that means renting a canoe or stand-up paddleboard and having fun on the lake, swimming and relaxing on the beach or taking to the trails for a day of cross-country skiing or snowshoeing, rest assured you'll have a fabulous time. Visitors here are guaranteed to return.
Many of the trails are suitable for cross-country skiing during the colder months and it's a thrilling way to experience the beauty and silence of the winter wonderland.
While visitors can opt for Mirror Lake State Park cabins, camping in the middle of the woods with a picnic, and family games is an alternative way to spend the weekend. Cozy evenings in your tent or sleeping under the stars is the ultimate fix for outdoor enthusiasts.
Mirror Lake State Park has a great variety of habitats. Open fields, woodlands, lakes, and valleys, but its wetland area is brimming with deer, chipmunks, and bats, and if you're really lucky you might just spot a coyote. Great for avid birdwatchers too, don't forget binoculars for close up views.