Alpine Campground


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Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

High on Mount Hood, near the headwaters of the Salmon River, the Alpine Campground is the highest on the Forest. Snow can be present in mid-summer.  This campground offers excellent acess to nearby Timberline Lodge and many hiking and mountain biking trails as well as the town of Governement Camp below it.

Avg. spur length = 16'

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This campground is Open for the 2021 season
Reservations: This campground is first-come, first-served and does not take reservations.
  • Camping:
    • $22/night for single site
    • $8/night for extra vehicle
    • $2/night additional charge on all holidays and holiday weekends
Open Season: 07/24/2021 - 09/25/2021
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Vehicles 16 ft. max.
Closest Towns: Government Camp, OR
Water: Potable Water
  • Camping: 50% discount for single site camping with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age or Golden Access.
  • Day use: Recreation passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information


From Sandy, OR, travel east on Highway 26 past Government Camp to Forest Service Road 173. Follow 173 north to the campground.

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