Welcome to the Mt. Hood National Forest


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.


Go Camping! Link to camping information on the forest. Got a Map? Link to available maps for the forest.
Go Hiking! Link to hiking opportunities on the forest. Need a Recreation Pass? Link to information on various passes available for standard amenity fee sites.


Stream Restoration in Sandy River Basin

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Learn about stream restoration in the Still Creek area of the Zigzag Ranger District on Mt. Hood National Forest by The Freshwater Trust.


Mt. Hood Wild & Scenic Rivers Planning Process

Clackamas River Ramp

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

Mt. Hood National Forest 2017 Annual Report

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Check out the 2017 Mt. Hood NF Annual Report. This report is for you, our partners, customers and collaborators who love this magnificent mountain and the land that surrounds it.


Pacific Northwest Region 6 2017 Annual Report

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The 2017 Pacific Northwest Annual Report highlights many of the agency's accomplishments and contributions across Oregon and Washington.

Story Map Provides 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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