Pacific Crest Trail #2000

The Mt Hood National Forest section of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail #2000 is 130.1 miles long. It begins at Gifford Pinchot National Forest Boundary and ends at Willamette National Forest. The Pacific Crest Trail is accessed by various trails and trailheads throughout Mt Hood National Forest.

For maps and more information about planning and travel on the Pacific Crest Trail visit:

Pacific Crest Trail section descriptions and access points at Mt. Hood National Forest

Additional Resources

River Crossing Guide (pdf)

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Check with your nearest ranger district office for conditions on Mt. Hood National Forest. Visit Pacific Crest Trail Association website. for more information
Permit Info: Self-issued Wilderness permits may be required when entering Wilderness areas.
Open Season: June
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: This trail passes through many Wilderness areas where wilderness regulations apply.
Passes: Some trailheads require a valid recreation pass. Check our Recreation Passes and Permits page for details. 
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mount Hood National Forest


Day Hiking


Horse Riding

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

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