Quiet, Serene, and Tranquil describe my hike around Trillium Lake. There was a refreshing pine scent that filled the air, as a breeze gently swayed the tree branches. I hiked through the forest until I arrived at the mouth of the lake.
This scenic beauty was breathtaking. Mount Hood stood tall in the background with its tip covered with snow. Lake Trillium was still and calm. The pine trees circled the lake giving a radiant reflection in the water. The sky was majestically blue with a few white clouds in sight. It was a perfect postcard picture.
As I continued hiking, I saw two women kayaking, children splashing in the water, and an old man reading a book with an occasional outburst of laughter. I could tell that everyone was having a good time and the truth of the matter was so was I. Eventually, I encountered a beautiful array of water lilies.
I accidentally stepped in mud trying to get my picture taken next to them. It dirtied my sneakers, but I didn’t mind. I just kept on hiking. On the trail, there was tall green grass, a boardwalk, and gooseberries. Hmm…goose berries. The tiny red berries were soft and sweet. I grabbed a handful, closed my eyes and listened to the birds chirping. What a beautiful song they sang. Overall, Trillium Lake was a great get-a-way.
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