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Gems in Mount Hood Wilderness - 2

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gem Favorite Ramona Falls

Ramona Falls

(14) Governm…, 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

Recommended Routes in Mount Hood Wilderness - 2

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Favorite Ramona Falls
Intermediate

Ramona Falls Loop

7.3 mi 11.7 km 1,011' Up 308.08 m Up 1,011' Down 308.02 m Down

Mount H…, OR
Favorite Burnt Lake on the far side offers awesome shots of Mt. Hood and its reflection. Photo by Gene Blick.
Intermediate

Burnt Lake Loop

7.5 mi 12.0 km 1,472' Up 448.56 m Up 1,474' Down 449.41 m Down

Governm…, OR

Mount Hood Wilderness Hiking

  • 100 Miles 161 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 9 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 16 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 15 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Mount Hood Wilderness - 38

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8.0 mi 12.9 km #1Burnt Lake Trail #772
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
5.3 mi 8.6 km #2Cast Creek Trail #773
Intermediate/Difficult
Mount Hood Village, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Mount Hood Village, OR
0.6 mi 0.9 km #3Cast Lake Trail #796
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
4.8 mi 7.7 km #4Horseshoe Ridge Trail #774
Intermediate
Mount Hood Village, OR
Intermediate
Mount Hood Village, OR
2.5 mi 4.1 km #5Paradise Park Loop Trail #757
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
1.8 mi 2.9 km #6Ramona Falls Trail #797
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
12.6 mi 20.2 km #7Zigzag Mountain Trail #775
Intermediate/Difficult
Mount Hood Village, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Mount Hood Village, OR
3.4 mi 5.5 km #8Sandy River Trail #770
Difficult
Mount Hood Village, OR
Difficult
Mount Hood Village, OR
4.0 mi 6.4 km #9Yokum Ridge Trail #771
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
1.4 mi 2.3 km #10McNeil Point Trail #600M
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Difficult
Government Camp, OR

Photos of Mount Hood Wilderness - 142

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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
The wildflower show begins at the junction of Paradise Trail #778 and Paradise Park Loop Trail #757. Photo by Guy Meacham.
Jan 3, 2017 near Governm…, OR
Lupine meadows peppered with Indian paintbrush, western pasqueflower, penstemon and many other wildflowers surround the Paradise Park Loop Trail. Photo by Ethan Douglass.
Jan 3, 2017 near Governm…, 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
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
Mount Hood from the south side of Bald Mountain looking into the Muddy Fork of the Sandy River Valley.  Photo from USFS.
Dec 31, 2017 near Governm…, OR
Alpenglow on the Sandy Glacier on the west side of Mt. Hood. Headwaters of the Muddy Fork of the Sandy River.
Jan 8, 2018 near Governm…, OR