Welcome to the Mt. Hood National Forest


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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. Learn more.

Recent News


2018 Mt Hood Annual Report

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View a summary of work we accomplished together with our many partners and collaborators in the past year in order to care for this special place & serve local communities.


Bull Run Watershed Annual Report

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We partner with the Portland Water Bureau to manage the Bull Run Watershed. View our joint annual report describing work planned for 2019 and updates on completed projects. 

Mt. Hood Wild & Scenic Rivers Planning Process

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Learn about the Comprehensive River Management Planning process and access our interactive story map and helpful information.  The River Values Report is available now. 


2018 Regional Report

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The 2018 Pacific Northwest Annual Report highlights many of the agency's accomplishments and contributions across Oregon and Washington.

Story Map: A New Way to Tell the Story of a Landscape

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The North Clackamas Intergrated Resource Project is in the preliminary planning stages. It is a proposed vegetation managment project on the Clackamas River Ranger District.

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