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Mount Hood National Forest

65000 E Highway 26, Welches, OR 97067-9604
+1 503-622-7674
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How can you not like this place

Off my bucket list. Lots of places to visit and experience. Easily a fours-seasons destination... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Greenwood, Indiana
Mt Hood

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“national forest” (23 reviews)
“mirror lake” (14 reviews)
“ranger station” (13 reviews)
65000 E Highway 26, Welches, OR 97067-9604
+1 503-622-7674
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank travel_d2026
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Andrea A
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
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 RLAMyers
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
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
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This whole area is beautiful. I really enjoyed the views of Mount Hood on a clear day. Many hiking trails in this area

Thank got2bebiking
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Hikes. Fishing, lakes, camping....an outdoor dream. Lovedbthis area will be back. Stayed at Lockaby Campground but there are dozens to choose from most on river.

Thank Dadickster
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We drove through this area and did a bunch of hiking. It's beautiful here! There are tons of trails and campgrounds. We hiked Lost Lake Butte Trail to the top for a scenic view of Mt Hood and Mt Adams! It's a hard hike up...More

3  Thank Beth A
Reviewed 3 August 2017

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

1  Thank Virginia R
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Maimi V
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
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.