The Mt. Hood National Forest is currently closed to public access, including all campgrounds, day use areas, trails, boat ramps, and more. Forest Service roads are closed to the public across the Mt. Hood National Forest unless you are vacating the Forest


Due to extensive windstorm damage and active fires, the Mt. Hood National Forest is temporarily closed to public access. Read more...

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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 a million miles of forested mountains, lakes and streams, and, of course, iconic Mt. Hood. Learn more.