Located twenty miles east of the city of Portland, Oregon, and the northern Willamette River valley, the Mt. Hood National Forest extends south from the strikingly beautiful Columbia River Gorge across more than sixty miles of forested mountains, lakes and streams to Olallie Scenic Area, a high lake basin under the slopes of Mt. Jefferson. Read more
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The 36 Pit fire was located on the Clackamas River Ranger District just off of Highway 224 a few miles southeast of Estacada, OR. A fire area closure order is in effect. Click to view the forest order.
This video gives some great tips on how to get your permit for, pick out, cut down, and transport your Christmas tree from your Mt. Hood National Forest. Get ready to participate in this time honored activity whether it's a new family tradition you're wanting to start or an annual event.