Mt. Hood National Forest All Units
Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Management Plan
To comply with Final Travel Managemet Rule [FR, Vol 70, No. 216 (2005)] for Off-highway vehicles. Designation of roads & trails open to OHV use by vehicle class. To amend the Forest Plan to change current policy closed to OHV unless designated open.
Sandy River Trail Reconstruction
Portions of the Sandy River Trail would be reconstructed by installing drainage structures including drain dips, waterbars, rock armoring and check dams.
USGS Volcanic Monitoring Stations in the Mt. Hood Wilderness
Four monitoring stations would be installed in Mt. Hood Wilderness. They would be assembled and maintained by U.S. Geological Survey. The data would assess volcanic activity and assist in communications regarding volcanic hazards and public safety.
Barlow Ranger District
Dog River Pipeline Replacement
The existing Dog River pipeline, which is an important component of The Dalles' public drinking water supply, is deteriorating, leaking from tree damage, and exhibiting corrosion. This project proposes to replace the existing pipeline.
Clackamas River Ranger District
Goat Mountain Thin
Thinning second-growth stands on approximately 2,800 acres of mid-aged stands ranging in age from 30 to 60 years old in parts of the Middle Clackamas, Lower Clackamas, and Lower Molalla River Watersheds.
Thinning of second-growth stands in the Oak Grove and Middle Clackamas Watersheds
Indian Henry Campground
Assessment of options to deal with removing hazard trees caused by root diseases in Indian Henry Campground and modernization of facilities. Most of campground is closed at this time due to hazard.
Lemiti Fuels Reduction Project
Fuels reduction and salvage of bug killed lodgepole pine on approximately 2,300 acres. Fuel treatments would include a mix of actions such as harvesting and removing trees, precommercial thinning, pruning, slash piling and pile burning.
Formerly called Restoration 2014. Fish habitat, watershed restoration, & water quality restoration projects. Projects include instream log & boulder placement, side channel creation, road closure, decommissioning & repair of vehicle damage.
Hood River Ranger District
Improve forest health in West, East & Middle Fork of Hood River subwatersheds. Treatments include plantation thinning, firewood removal & huckleberry enhancement, plus decommissioning 2.1 miles and closing (year round & seasonal) 22.3 miles of roads.
Mt. Hood Meadows Parking Improvements EIS
This project builds the Twilight Parking Lot to expand parking and constructs a new, upgraded maintenance shop. All alternatives include installing utilities lines, building access roads, constructing turn lanes, and constructing Nordic ski trails.
North Fork Mill Creek Revised
Analyze changed conditions resulting from the Government Flats fire and assess how this impacts existing contractual obligations on two stewardship sales. The proposed treatments include restoration thinning, hazard tree treatments and reforestation.
Polallie Cooper Hazardous Fuels Reduction
Reduce fuels loading in fire adapted plant communities in the Cooper Spur Wildland Urban Interface located in the East Fork of Hood River watershed. Treatments may include plantation thinning, firewood removal, fuel break & natural stand thinning.
Zigzag Ranger District
Bull Run Land Exchange
The Mt. Hood National Forest would convey 2,890 acres of land to the City of Portland, and acquire 2,440 acres of city land, all in the Bull Run Watershed Management Unit.
Lady Creek Water System Replacement
Replace and upgrade existing Lady Creek waterlines serving recreation residence cabins because the existing lines are leaking and have reached the end of their service life. These waterlines are along National Forest System Roads 2620, 220E and 2632.
Mazama Lodge Parking Area Expansion
The Mazamas are proposing to expand an existing 3-4 stall parking area located south of the Mazama Lodge on NFSR 2600530 into approximately 66 parking stalls and one bus pull-out, to mitigate a long-standing visitor safety issue.
Pioneer Bridle Trail CE
The Pioneer Bridle trail will need to be relocated and reconstructed in sections where the ODOT highway expansion project will effect the trail location. Aproximately 1/2 mile of trail over a 2-mile stretch will be relocated.
Skibowl Mountain Bike Trail Addition
Construct an additional 2 miles of downhill mountain bike trails within the Mt. Hood SkiBowl permit boundary. The proposed trail would go from the Upper Bowl Chairlift to Lower Bowl Chair area. Some of the trail would be within existing roads.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.