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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

(46) Bridal…, OR
gem Favorite Ramona Falls

Ramona Falls

(14) 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

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

Lookout Mountain Summit

(4) 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
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 Mount Hood from the summit of Mount Defiance

Mount Defiance

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

Boulder Lake

(2) Governm…, OR

Recommended Routes in Mt. Hood National Forest - 28

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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
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 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 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 View from the top of Indian Point, April 03, 2016
Very 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
Favorite The view over Gone Creek Campground to Mt. Hood from the Southshore Trail is sure to impress. Photo by Gene Blick.
Intermediate

Timothy Lake Loop

11.7 mi 18.8 km 1,089' Up 331.96 m Up 1,091' Down 332.58 m Down

Governm…, OR

Mt. Hood National Forest Hiking

  • 1,281 Miles 2,062 Kilometers of Trail
  • 29 Recommended Routes
  • 9 Gems Gems
  • 59 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 199 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 79 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Mt. Hood National Forest - 307

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40.8 mi 65.7 km #1Timberline Trail #600
Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR 15 
3.9 mi 6.3 km #2Mirror Lake Trail #664
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR 18 
12.9 mi 20.8 km #3Eagle Creek Trail #440
Intermediate/Difficult
Cascade Locks, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Cascade Locks, OR
1.2 mi 1.9 km #4Tamanawas Falls
Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR 18 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #5Wahclella Falls Trail #436
Intermediate
Cascade Locks, OR
Intermediate
Cascade Locks, OR 13 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #6Munra Point Trail
Difficult
Cascade Locks, OR
Difficult
Cascade Locks, OR
2.3 mi 3.7 km #7High Prairie Trail #493
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
6.7 mi 10.8 km #8Larch Mountain Trail #441
Intermediate/Difficult
Bridal Veil, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Bridal Veil, OR 13 
1.4 mi 2.3 km #9McNeil Point Trail #600M
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
8.6 mi 13.8 km #10Oneonta Trail #424
Intermediate/Difficult
Bridal Veil, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Bridal Veil, OR 10 

Photos of Mt. Hood National Forest - 600

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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
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
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
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
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