Welcome to the Mt. Hood National Forest

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Winter Sports
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Plan a Visit
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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.


Mt. Hood Wild & Scenic Rivers Planning Process

Clackamas River Ramp

A comprehensive river management plan is being prepared to provide for protection of river values on nine rivers. Review an interactive story map for this project.