Learning Center

Learn more about Mt Hood National Forest and learn more about ways to plan ahead and prepare as well as get kids outdoors.

Pileated Woodpecker

Nature & Science

View a list of specieis you can find on the forest and let us knowwhat you see! Check out how we help protect and deveop habitat for key species in the forest. 
Two ski patrol members carrying a member of the public down for their safety

History

Mt. Hood National Forest has a rich history which has contributed to its importance to the people and communities that visit the forest and the surrounding areas.
A woman squats to clean up a fire ring.

Safety & Ethics

Learn tips to help minimize our collective impact on natural resources, and get safety tips to help you plan ahead and prepare.  
Kid with Fish

Just for Kids

Every year Mt Hood has opportunities to engage in free fishing clinics. Find information and ways to help get kids outdoors.

Mt. Hood National Forest Nature Walks & Tours

The Interpretation and Conservation Education Program of the Zigzag Ranger District, Mt. Hood National Forest offers several tours, hikes, walks, and other opportunities focused on learning more about the 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

To learn more about our Intrepretation programs, please contact Debora Boudreau, Westside Special Uses Administrator, at deboraboudreau@fs.fed.us.



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