Cloud Cap Road Now Open

Cloud Cap Road/Forest Road 3512 is now open and accessible to the public. Tours of the historic Cloud Cap Inn start June 21.

Barlow Ranger District Goes Green

The Barlow Ranger District is receiving a greener look thanks to water conservation landscaping.

New Invasive Plants Report

The Mt. Hood National Forest successfully implemented its sixth year of noxious weed treatment and prevention since signing the Site-Specific Invasive Plant Treatments FEIS in March 2008.

Accessible Recreation in the Mt Hood

Watch videos, view an interactive map and learn more about premier accessible recreation sites in the Mt Hood.

New grant funding expands transportation on Mt. Hood

The Federal Lands Access Program has awarded $476,000 in new grant funding for expanded transit service to Clackamas County, the Mt. Hood National Forest, and the City of Sandy.

Clackamas Wild and Scenic River

In 1988, Congress designated 47 miles of the Clackamas River, from its origins in the Olallie Lake Scenic Area to Big Cliff, as part of the Federal Wild and Scenic Rivers System.

Trail of the Week

The Paradise Park Trail climbs a forested ridge accessing Paradise Park, an alpine meadow with a view of Mt Hood and great wildflowers. This trail connect with the Pacific Coast Trail.

Travel Analysis Process (TAP)

The Mt. Hood NF has begun the analysis process and is gathering public input for a forest-wide study of our transportation system. This effort will update our 2003 Roads Analysis.

Water Quality Best Management Pratices

The Mt. Hood NF recently completed the 2013 Water Quality Best Management Pratice document. Our BMPs guide our restoration practices.

Judge Approves Jazz Thinning Project

On April 11, 2014, a District Court found the Forest Service complied with the National Forest Management Act and the National Environmental Policy Act approving the Jazz Thinning Project.

Congratulations to our 2013 Volunteers of the Year: David Gross

A Forest Service employee receives the Ray C. Davis Volunteer of the Year Award from the Nature Conservancy.

Be Safe in the Snow this Winter

Winter is a great time to be in your national forest. Winter can also bring some different dangers. Find out more about an avalanche awareness workshop by clicking here. Be safe this winter

Off-Highway Vehicle Travel Management Plan

Off-Highway Vehicle Management Plan Now in Effect for Mt. Hood National Forest

Cloud Cap Road Open this Summer

After being closed for the past year due to hazard trees in the area,the Cloud Cap Road, Forest Service Road 3512, has been treated so that it will be safe for public to access this summer.

Tips for Driving in the Forest in Winter

Winter has arrived in the high country so visitors to the Mt. Hood National Forest should expect a wide range of driving conditions on forest roads from now through late spring.