The Zigzag Mountain Trailhead located on the southwest side of the Mt. Hood Wilderness near the Road 19 Trail provides a west to east transportation network for the upper south slope of Mount Hood. Two abandoned lookout sites are located along the trail. Huckleberries can be abundant from September to frost. There are many great views of Mt. Hood along this trail.
Capacity for 1-10 small vehicles in the parking area.
At a Glance
NO fee or pass needed for parking at trailhead.
From Portland, OR - follow U.S. Highway 26 17.5 miles east of Sandy to Zigzag. At Zigzag, approximately 0.4 mile past milepost 42, turn left (north) on Lolo Pass Road (Forest Road 18) and follow it for 0.3 mile to East Mountain Drive (Forest Road 1819). Turn right (east) on East Mountain Drive and follow it for 0.5 mile. The trailhead sign is on the left (northeast) side of the road.