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161 mi 259 km of trail 5 Featured Hikes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 8 Trails Intermediate Trails 27 Trails Hard Trails 14 Trails

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Gems in Mount Hood Wilderness - 2

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gem Favorite Ramona Falls Trail is one of the iconic destinations in Mt. Hood National Forest. Photo by Ethan Douglass.

Ramona Falls

(9) 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

(3) Governm…, OR

Featured Hikes in Mount Hood Wilderness - 5

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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 • Loop • 1,006 ft Ascent 306.62 m Ascent

(25) Mount H…, OR
Favorite Mount Hood from the south side of Bald Mountain looking into the Muddy Fork of the Sandy River Valley.  Photo from USFS.
Easy/Intermediate

Top Spur/Bald Mountain Loop

2.4 mi 3.8 km • Loop • 517 ft Ascent 157.67 m Ascent

(4) Governm…, 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 • Out and Back • 1,472 ft Ascent 448.56 m Ascent

(8) Governm…, OR
Favorite A group of hikers heads to Mt. Hood on the Mountaineer Loop Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Mountaineer Loop Trail #798

2.9 mi 4.7 km • Loop • 1,067 ft Ascent 325.31 m Ascent

(5) Governm…, OR
Favorite Lodge from start of trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

PCT: Timberline Lodge to Hwy 35 Out and Back

10.5 mi 16.9 km • Out and Back • 1,850 ft Ascent 564 m Ascent

(1) Governm…, OR

Trails in Mount Hood Wilderness - 44

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1.4 mi 2.3 km #1McNeil Point Trail #600M
Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
1.4 mi 2.3 km Government Camp, OR
1.0 mi 1.6 km #2Eliot Glacier Trail #600X
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Difficult
1.0 mi 1.6 km Government Camp, OR
2.2 mi 3.5 km #3Palmateer Trail #482
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.5 km Government Camp, OR
0.9 mi 1.5 km #4Devils Half Acre Trail #482A
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Difficult
0.9 mi 1.5 km Government Camp, OR
28.9 mi 46.5 km #5Timberline Trail #600
Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
28.9 mi 46.5 km Government Camp, OR
4.0 mi 6.4 km #6Yokum Ridge Trail #771
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Difficult
4.0 mi 6.4 km Government Camp, OR
2.5 mi 4.1 km #7Paradise Park Loop Trail #757
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.1 km Government Camp, OR
6.9 mi 11.1 km #8Paradise Park Trail #778
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
6.9 mi 11.1 km Government Camp, OR
2.7 mi 4.3 km #9Vista Ridge Trail #626
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.3 km Government Camp, OR
8.0 mi 12.9 km #10Burnt Lake Trail #772
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
8.0 mi 12.9 km Government Camp, OR
3.1 mi 4.9 km #11Twin Lakes Trail #495
Easy/Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Easy/Intermediate
3.1 mi 4.9 km Government Camp, OR
5.3 mi 8.6 km #12Cast Creek Trail #773
Intermediate
Mount Hood Village, OR
Intermediate
5.3 mi 8.6 km Mount Hood Village, OR
12.6 mi 20.2 km #13Zigzag Mountain Trail #775
Intermediate/Difficult
Mount Hood Village, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
12.6 mi 20.2 km Mount Hood Village, OR
0.8 mi 1.3 km #14Castle Canyon Trail #765
Difficult
Mount Hood Village, OR
Difficult
0.8 mi 1.3 km Mount Hood Village, OR
0.7 mi 1.2 km #15Yocum Ridge Spur Trail
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.2 km Government Camp, OR
1.9 mi 3.1 km #16Cooper Spur Trail #600B
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Difficult
1.9 mi 3.1 km Government Camp, OR
1.8 mi 2.9 km #17Ramona Falls Trail #797
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km Government Camp, OR
1.8 mi 3.0 km #18Eden’s Park Trail #600H
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
1.8 mi 3.0 km Government Camp, OR
4.3 mi 7.0 km #19Hidden Lake Trail #779
Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
4.3 mi 7.0 km Government Camp, OR
2.3 mi 3.7 km #20West Zigzag Mountain Trail #789
Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
2.3 mi 3.7 km Government Camp, OR

Photos of Mount Hood Wilderness - 120

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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
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
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
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
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
Reid Glacier and Illumination Rock are gorgeous from the Yokum Ridge Trail. Photo by Yunkette.
Feb 25, 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

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