The Mt. Hood National Forest is located in the north center part of Oregon.
Where is this Forest?


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Free Fishing Clinics

Fishing clinics for kids are offered every spring at Mt. Hood National Forest's four ranger districts: Barlow Ranger District, Clackmas River Ranger District, Hood River Ranger District, and Zigzag Ranger District. 

For more information on these fun and informative events, please give your local ranger district a call.

Climate Change, Sustainability, and Reducing Impact to the Environment

Mt. Hood National Forest is providing the following information to its employees in order to increase our employees' basic literacy on climate change, sustainability, and reducing one's impact to the environment.  Interested members of the public are also invited to peruse the information presented.  Link to more information

Learn more about Mt. Hood National Forest by going on a hike or tour

The Interpretation and Conservation Education Program of Zigzag Ranger District, Mt. Hood National Forest offers several tours, hikes, walks, or other opportunities focused on learning more about nature, history, and culture of the area. In the past, a number of great summer activities have been provided including:

  • Timberline Lodge Tours

  • Cloud Cap Inn Tours

  • Trillium Lake Nature Walks

  • Ranger Talks

Learn how animals in the forest react when forest firest start and what you can do to help avoid unnatural wildfires by following Cedar Squirrel and his friends while drawing in our coloring book:

Fire Prevention Coloring Book    

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