Umbrella Falls Trail #667/Sahalie Falls Trail #667
This trail is on the southeast side of Mount Hood. The trail passes Umbrella Falls on the way to the Mount Hood Meadows Ski Area. The trail provides easy access to Timberline Trail #600.
This trail begins at its junction with Timberline Trail #600, heads southeast and ends at its junction with Sahalie Falls Trail #667C. From Timberline Trail #600 (5,800’), the trail heads southeast through a meadow and crosses two small creeks. After 0.4 miles, the trail switches back several times before heading north another 0.3 mile to Mitchell Creek (5,540’). Cross Mitchell Creek on the wooden bridge and continue downhill (southeast) 0.5 mile to Mount Hood Meadows Road (5,200’). (This is a good place to start the hike). Cross Mount Hood Meadows Road and follow the trail north 0.25 mile to Umbrella Falls (5,250’). Continue past the falls 0.25 mile to the first junction with Sahalie Falls Trail #667C. Continue from the junction, crossing several ski runs, 1.3 miles to the second junction with Sahalie Falls Trail #667C and the end of this trail. Hikers can return on this trail or take Sahalie Falls Trail #667C 2.1 miles back to the first junction with this trail.
Link to Trail Description and Map (PDF File)
At a Glance
|Restrictions:||No bikes allowed between Timberline Trail #600 and Forest Road 3555.|
|Closest Towns:||Hood River, OR|
|Passes:||A valid Recreation Pass is required at Umbrella/Sahalie Falls trailhead.|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Hood River Ranger Station|
From Hood River, OR - drive Highway 35 south to Hood River Meadows turnoff. (Note that this turn off is 1 mile north of Mt. Hood Meadows Ski area). Follow the road to the Umbrella/Sahalie Falls trailhead at the graveled parking area.
To reach the trail from Mount Hood Meadows Road from Portland, travel approximately 31 miles east of Sandy on US Hwy 26 to the intersection with Oregon Hwy 35. Turn north onto Oregon Hwy 35 and travel 6.4 miles to Mount Hood Meadows Road (Bennett Pass Road/Forest Road 3555). Turn right onto Mount Hood Meadows Road, approximately 0.5 mile southwest of milepost 64, and follow it north 1.5 miles toward Mount Hood Meadows Lodge. The poorly marked trailhead is on the east side of the road approximately 0.25 mile south of the Mount Hood Meadows Lodge parking area.