Mount Hood Wilderness Special Restrictions

Permits

Climbers must have a Wilderness permit in their possession year-round when on the south side climbing route of Mt. Hood. Permits are available at the Wy'East Timberline Day Lodge. 

Prohibited: Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, except for a pressurized liquid or gas stove, in the following locations:

  1. Within any meadow.
  2. At or within 500 feet of McNeil Point Shelter.
  3. Within 500 feet of Ramona Falls.
  4. Within the tree covered islands of Elk Cove and Elk Meadows.
  5. At or within 1/2 mile of Burnt Lake.
  6. Within the area above the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail from the north junction with Paradise Park Loop Trail #757 to the south junction of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail and Paradise Park Loop Trail #757.
  7. Within 500 yards below the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail from the north junction with Paradise Park Loop Trail #757 to the south junction of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail and Paradise ParkLoop Trail #757.

Prohibited: Camping in the following locations:

  1. Within any meadow.
  2. Within the tree covered islands of Elk Cove and Elk Meadows.
  3. Within 500 feet of Ramona Falls.
  4. Prohibited: In Dispersed Sites; camping 14 consecutive days not return in 30 days, total accumulative
  5. 28 days in calendar year.

Prohibited: Possessing or using saddle, pack or draft animals on the following trails and areas:

  1. The area and any trails above the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail from Timberline Lodge northwest to the north junction of Trail #757 Parasise Park Loop Trail.
  2. Area within 200 feet of Ramona Falls.
  3. From the horse barrier located 200 feet southwest of Ramona Falls on Timberline Trail #600 (formerly the PCT#2000) to the horse barrier 4000 feet wast of the junction with the Pacific Crest Trail.
  4. On the Ramona Falls Trail #797 (formerly known as the north part of the Ramona Falls Loop Trail #797).




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