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Mount Hood National Forest

65000 E Highway 26, Welches, OR 97067-9604
+1 503-622-7674
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Make sure you pick good weather. Lost lake, Timberline and surrounding area a gem. Over 11,000... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Graeme M
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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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Lovely drive around the mountain

We stayed at a free campsite on the side of Mt Hood. You couldn't see the mountain for the clouds... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
SuzJim2014
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United States
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Scenic area that extends south from scenic Columbia River Gorge across more than sixty miles of forested mountains, lakes and streams.
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  • Average1%
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“mount hood” (13 reviews)
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65000 E Highway 26, Welches, OR 97067-9604
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make sure you pick good weather. Lost lake, Timberline and surrounding area a gem. Over 11,000 high. Near rte 26 and 35 on southern side.

Thank Graeme M
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

We stayed at a free campsite on the side of Mt Hood. You couldn't see the mountain for the clouds. And it was very cold. Frozen out, but beautiful. We didn't stay long on the mountain as snow was predicted but the Mt is stunning...More

Thank SuzJim2014
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Stunning views and ara. Trails and skiing and little towns dot this area. So many areas to spend time, alone or in town! A must see and must do!

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Went snowshoeing here two days and plenty of trails that are easy to access and wonderful, peaceful opportunities. Rented snowshoes from the Adventure store - cheap fun - and walked right up the street to start the trail. Easy access!

1  Thank Rebecca W
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Off my bucket list. Lots of places to visit and experience. Easily a fours-seasons destination. You can easily spend days/weeks here. You could also just do a lazy Sunday drive. Take advantage of the .gov website to learn of the attractions. There are plenty of...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Always stunning in both winter and summer. A trip to the lodge at Timberline is a must with views galore!

Thank Andrea A
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

beautiful area with tons of things to do, hiking, camping, boating, fishing, etc... beautiful lakes, streams, wildlife

1  Thank Mark T
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

We had a wonderful day yesterday touring the Columbia Gorge, the Fruit Loop and Mt. Hood. As an east coaster, this was so fabulous - scenery is spectacular and the views of Mt. Hood from all perspectives was amazing! We will be back for sure!

Thank Rick M
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I had a free day in Portland today so decided to take the day to drive through Mt Hood National Forest. It’s simply stunning. Views are phenomenal, definitely worth the drive. In total, i was gone from the city for about 5 hours... driving there,...More

Thank Beth M
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Come here if you love the outdoors. Come here if you love beautiful nature. Come here if you love good people and great times. Anywhere in this beautiful forest you will find something you like. Some plants, berries, flowers, animals, streams, rivers, lakes, peaks, hilltops,...More

Thank Jerytt L
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Maimi I
22 August 2017|
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Response from Jonny C | Reviewed this property |
We did not do any camping. We hiked a couple of trails on Mt. Hood. We got the access information from a couple of sources. We brought a map published by National Geographic that had very good trail locations. Another... More
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Tom A
13 August 2017|
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Response from Virginia R | Reviewed this property |
Check the brochures - they give details about the length of hikes and levels of: good for anyone, mid, and high. If you stop at the ranger station or visitor centers, talk to the people there. They have a lot of knowledge.
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