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Mount Hood National Forest

65000 E Highway 26, Welches, OR 97067-9604
+1 503-622-7674
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Enjoy Mother Nature

A variety of trails enable you to enjoy the mountain, lakes, and streams. You will find a walk... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Virginia R
Amazing Hikes over a 3 1/2 day period....

I'm from the great state of Texas but wanted to do some hiking in cooler weather. I ventured to Mt... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Houston, Texas
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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.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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65000 E Highway 26, Welches, OR 97067-9604
+1 503-622-7674
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A variety of trails enable you to enjoy the mountain, lakes, and streams. You will find a walk that meets your physical ability. Be sure to go to Timberline Lodge - a testament to quality workmanship done by WPA workers. There in July and people...More

Thank Virginia R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm from the great state of Texas but wanted to do some hiking in cooler weather. I ventured to Mt Hood and did the following Hikes: Burnt Lake, Cooper's Spur, Tamanawas Falls, Elk Meadow, Ramona Falls, Mirror Lake, Tom Dick Harry Mountain, and ZigZag canyon...More

2  Thank Tater737
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We hiked a few trails on the mountain. Not strenuous trails. Trails middle aged types can do. Beautiful scenery. We did find some patches of snow, but it wasn't cold. The sun was out and we were wearing short sleeves. We would come back here...More

1  Thank Jonny C
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

If you love mountains, greenery, rivers, waterfalls, lakes, snow, skiing and hiking you need to visit this gem.

Thank Travel6902
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We returned to visit the Mount Hood National Forest. Its a very scenic forest with lots of things to see and do. In the winter, there is snow play. In the summer, there is hiking, fishing, camping, and so forth. Its a very scenic area...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Great, short trail. Only a couple miles off of hwy 26 up Kiwanis Camp road at the end. A little gem of a stream with an impressive water fall. Perfect for kids.

1  Thank asuduck
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The MOUNTAIN as it is called is majestic and beautiful whether you see it from the air or the ground. The skiing is wonderful most of the time...providing there is not an ice storm going on such as we had a few weeks ago. The...More

Thank teri1352
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The views are spectacular. There are plenty of hiking trails that through out the lush sweet smelling pine trees. There are so many mature trees other than Pine trees that give this Forest some beautiful colors. We did find public toilets. Bring your camera!

Thank IxtapaBlast!
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A great place to unwind. Lots of forest trails to choose from. Great views of Mt Hood. We really liked Lost Lake and Trillium Lake.

Thank Dean B
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to come to enjoy the outdoors and relax. The trails are great and the roads are kept in all types of weather. Many activities. Triple Forks hunting

Thank tripleforkshunting
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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.
15 November 2016|
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Response from IxtapaBlast! | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what type of camping you are into? Here is a website that may help you locate the current conditions as well as the camping of your choice. fs.usda.gov/activity/mthood/recreation/camping-cabins