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1,035 mi 1,665 km of trail 27 Recommended Routes

Gems 9 Gems Easy Trails 58 Trails Intermediate Trails 194 Trails Hard Trails 82 Trails
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Gems in Mt. Hood National Forest - 9

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gem Favorite Multnomah Falls - 620ft of raw water power...

Multnomah Falls

(43) Bridal…, OR
gem Favorite Ramona Falls Trail is one of the iconic destinations in Mt. Hood National Forest. Photo by Ethan Douglass.

Ramona Falls

(13) Governm…, OR
gem Favorite Mount Rainier and Mount Adams from Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain Summit

(4) Governm…, OR
gem Favorite The view looking south from the top of Munra Point. It's beautiful but PLEASE BE CAREFUL! Make it a round-trip. ;)

Munra Point

(12) Cascade…, OR
gem Favorite Alpenglow on the Sandy Glacier on the west side of Mt. Hood. Headwaters of the Muddy Fork of the Sandy River.

Mt. Hood from Bald Mountain

(4) Governm…, OR
gem Favorite Views abound from the lookout

Bull of the Woods Lookout

(2) Mill City, OR
gem Favorite From its dam, Trillium Lake has an iconic view of Mt. Hood and its reflection. Photo by Gene Blick.

Mt. Hood from Trillium Lake

(6) Governm…, OR
gem Favorite Boulder Lake, West Shore Panorama.

Boulder Lake

(2) Governm…, OR
gem Favorite Mount Hood from the summit of Mount Defiance

Mount Defiance

(5) Cascade…, OR

Recommended Routes in Mt. Hood National Forest - 27

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Favorite Multnomah Falls - 620ft of raw water power...
Intermediate/Difficult

Multnomah Falls Loop

4.8 mi 7.7 km 1,554' Up 473.69 m Up 1,510' Down 460.14 m Down

Bridal…, OR
Favorite Ramona Falls Trail is one of the iconic destinations in Mt. Hood National Forest. Photo by Ethan Douglass.
Intermediate

Ramona Falls Loop

7.3 mi 11.7 km 1,006' Up 306.62 m Up 1,006' Down 306.56 m Down

Mount H…, OR
Favorite Mirror Lake Trail is colorful in fall and offers great views. Photo by Justin Watts.
Intermediate

Mirror Lake to Tom, Dick and Harry Mountain

8.3 mi 13.3 km 1,454' Up 443.21 m Up 1,454' Down 443.28 m Down

Governm…, OR
Favorite Punch Bowl Falls drops into its pool.
Intermediate/Difficult

Eagle Creek Trail to Tunnel Falls

11.7 mi 18.8 km 1,280' Up 390.28 m Up 1,280' Down 390.29 m Down

Cascade…, OR
Favorite The view looking south from the top of Munra Point. It's beautiful but PLEASE BE CAREFUL! Make it a round-trip. ;)
Difficult

Munra Point Out and Back

6.3 mi 10.1 km 2,201' Up 670.73 m Up 2,232' Down 680.29 m Down

Cascade…, OR
Favorite Mount Hood from the south side of Bald Mountain looking into the Muddy Fork of the Sandy River Valley.  Photo from USFS.
Intermediate

Top Spur/Bald Mountain Loop

2.4 mi 3.8 km 517' Up 157.67 m Up 516' Down 157.3 m Down

Governm…, OR
Favorite Multnomah Falls - 620ft of raw water power...
Intermediate

Multnomah Falls Out and Back

2.7 mi 4.3 km 868' Up 264.56 m Up 868' Down 264.48 m Down

Bridal…, OR
Favorite View from the top of Indian Point, April 03, 2016
Difficult

Indian Point Loop

7.8 mi 12.6 km 2,898' Up 883.39 m Up 2,897' Down 883.11 m Down

Cascade…, OR

Trails in Mt. Hood National Forest - 307

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1.2 mi 1.9 km #1Tamanawas Falls
Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR 19 
3.9 mi 6.3 km #2Mirror Lake Trail #664
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR 18 
28.9 mi 46.5 km #3Timberline Trail #600
Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR 12 
12.9 mi 20.8 km #4Eagle Creek Trail #440
Intermediate/Difficult
Cascade Locks, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Cascade Locks, OR
1.1 mi 1.8 km #5Munra Point Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Cascade Locks, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Cascade Locks, OR
1.4 mi 2.3 km #6McNeil Point Trail #600M
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
8.6 mi 13.8 km #7Oneonta Trail #424
Intermediate/Difficult
Bridal Veil, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Bridal Veil, OR 10 
0.3 mi 0.5 km #8Little Crater Lake Trail #500
Easy
Government Camp, OR
Easy
Government Camp, OR
1.2 mi 1.9 km #9Eliot Glacier Trail #600X
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
1.1 mi 1.8 km #10Wahclella Falls Trail #436
Intermediate
Cascade Locks, OR
Intermediate
Cascade Locks, OR 12 
2.0 mi 3.3 km #11Schreiner Peak Trail #555
Difficult
Mill City, OR
Difficult
Mill City, OR
2.3 mi 3.7 km #12High Prairie Trail #493
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
1.7 mi 2.7 km #13Barrett Spur #600D
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
4.0 mi 6.5 km #14Lookout Mountain Trail #450
Difficult
Odell, OR
Difficult
Odell, OR
6.7 mi 10.8 km #15Larch Mountain Trail #441
Intermediate/Difficult
Bridal Veil, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Bridal Veil, OR 12 
6.0 mi 9.7 km #16Crane Creek
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
2.2 mi 3.5 km #17Palmateer Trail #482
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
0.9 mi 1.5 km #18Devils Half Acre Trail #482A
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
0.8 mi 1.2 km #19Chinidere Cutoff #406M
Difficult
Cascade Locks, OR
Difficult
Cascade Locks, OR
1.0 mi 1.7 km #20Grave Trail #485
Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR

Photos of Mt. Hood National Forest - 577

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The view looking south from the top of Munra Point. It's beautiful but PLEASE BE CAREFUL! Make it a round-trip. ;)
May 24, 2016 near Cascade…, OR
Every year on Mt. Hood, vibrant lupine carpet the valleys alongside the Paradise Park Trail. Photo by Gene Blick.
Jan 25, 2017 near Governm…, OR
Westward facing view of the Columbia River from the Munra Point Trail (Oregon on the left, Washington on the right).
May 24, 2016 near Cascade…, OR
Multnomah Falls - 620ft of raw water power...
Jan 22, 2016 near Bridal…, OR
Burnt Lake on the far side offers awesome shots of Mt. Hood and its reflection. Photo by Gene Blick.
Sep 3, 2016 near Governm…, OR
In late spring, bear-grass explodes into bloom on the Paradise Park Trail.
Jan 3, 2017 near Governm…, OR
South-facing spine of a ridge line near the peak of Munra Point.
May 24, 2016 near Cascade…, OR
Once you get out of the forested section of the Yokum Ridge Trail, the wildflowers and views are awesome! Indian paintbrush, pasque flower, and aster blanket the meadow as you overlook Reid Glacier. Photo by Yunkette.
Feb 25, 2017 near Governm…, OR