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Your national forests and grasslands are 193 million acres of vast, scenic beauty waiting for you to discover. Visitors who choose to recreate on these public lands find more than 150,000 miles of trails, 10,000 developed recreation sites, 57,000 miles of streams, 122 alpine ski areas, 338,000 heritage sites, and specially designated sites that include 9,100 miles of byways, 22 recreation areas, 11 scenic areas, 439 wilderness areas, 122 wild and scenic rivers, nine monuments, and one preserve. And remember, “It’s All Yours.”

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Armstrong Campground

CLOSED DUE TO RIVERSIDE FIRE Armstrong Campground is a small but beautiful place to camp, right on the edge of the Clackamas Wild and Scenic River. The river flows right by spacious, lush, family-friendly campsites, giving visitors plenty of access to the river, as well as to the surrounding forest. Firewood may be available to purchase at a…

Lost Lake Campground, Resort and Day Use Area

  Recreation: Lost Lake Campground offers an abundance of activities. Campers have access to a resort store, which offers: canoe, kayak, wooden boats, metal fishing boats and stand-up paddleboard rentals.  There are a number of hiking and biking trails near the campground ranging in length from 1/4 mile to over 100 miless. Other activities include bird watching, berry picking, swimming, waterfall…

Old Growth Trailhead

This is a short barrier free trail that travels through old growth forest near Lost Lake.  The trail offers hikers an opportunity to learn more about the ecology of the area through numerous interpretive signs along the trail.  The trail travels through old growth forest. This trail runs north-south between A Loop Campground and the Organization Camp.  To access this trail, take the…

Triangle Lake Horse Camp

Triangle Lake Horse Camp is located on the south end of Triangle Lake in the Olallie Scenic area. While the lake is not visible from most camp sites, it is just a short walk or ride down the hill. This campground offers tranquil sites in a setting of lodgepole pines and mountain hemlocks. Long gravel parking pads accommodate both camp vehicles and horse trailers. A variety of trails are open to horse riding.…

Timothy Lake- North Arm Campground

The North Arm Campground is tucked away on the north shore of Timothy Lake, in the shadow of Oregon's Mt. Hood. The campground contains an improved boat launch and dock, parking, and water. The campground offers 14 campsites for tent and RV camping. There are four hike-in campsites available as well. The campground offers fishing, swimming, and access to the popular…

Burnt Lake Trailhead (North)

The Burnt Lake North Trailhead leads to the Burnt Lake Trail in the Mt. Hood Wilderness Area.  You may continue up to Zigzag Mountain with views above treeline.  The Burnt Lake Trail also has wonderful old cedar snags showing remnants of a wildfire that came through around 1900. Capacity for 10 medium sized vehicles. PICNIC TABLE, TOILET, INTERPERTIVE SIGN, GARBAGE CAN May 15- Oct 1Provides access to: the…

Bagby Hot Springs

Bagby Hot Springs is CLOSED due to fire damage to access roads. These natural hot springs are located among towering firs adjacent to a secluded tributary of the Clackamas River, 40 miles southeast of Estacada. The springs are accessible by a 1.4 mile trail, offering a unique, rustic experience. Hand-hewn tubs and cedar…

Mt. Hood Meadows

Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort operates on a special use permit on the Mt. Hood National Forest, offering some of the most spectacular skiing and snowboarding in the Northwest. Meadows is a full-service winter resort providing everything you need for a refreshing and memorable day on the mountain. Base facilities are housed in North and South lodges (easy access to five lifts) and includes equipment rental and demo…

Old Salmon River Trailhead

The Old Salmon River Trailhead is the first pullout beyond the Forest boundary.  This trail is very kid-friendly.  Only 1.9 miles long, it parallels the wild and scenic Salmon River. Although this trail is near the road, the constant sound of the river, as well as the old growth features of the forest, make this one of the most outstanding hikes on the Zigzag District. Provides access to:…

Clear Lake Campground

Located on the eastern shore of Clear Lake. Wheelchair accessible. Clear Lake is not a natural lake but a reservoir created and managed under a long-term permit for agricultural irrigation off the forest.  The lake usually becomes increasingly shallow beginning in early July in order to meet these agricultural water rights needs.

Timothy Lake- Oak Fork Campground

Oak Fork Campground is located on the shores of Timothy Lake in the shadow of Mt. Hood. The surrounding forest setting offers spectacular views, several trails for exploration and abundant fishing. There is a large parking area on the lakeshore for boaters. Campground is wheelchair accessible.

Badger Creek Wilderness

The highest point within the 29, 057 acre Badger Creek Wilderness is Lookout Mountain (6,525’) located in the northwest portion. Lookout Mountain area is a subalpine ecosystem, with hardy trees and rocky terrain. The eastern portion of the Wilderness is generally warmer and dryer in summer months and contains ponderosa pine forest, Oregon white oak and grasslands. Three creeks--Badger, Little Badger, and Tygh…

Big Eddy Day Use/Picnic Site

Picnic tables in shaded areas along the beautiful Clackamas River.

Nottingham Campground

On the East Fork Hood River. Campground is wheelchair accessible.

Old Skyline - Lost Lake Trailhead

The trailhead is on the 1340 Forest Road at the south end of Lost Lake Campground. There is room for 5 cars and there are toilets within 100 yards. The campground is to the north. The Old Skyline Trail is a slightly more difficult trail, Its is 2.5 miles long and It connects the Lake Branch of the Cascades trail…

Tilly Jane Cabin (Guard Station)

Tilly Jane Cabin (Guard Station)

Clear Lake Day Use/Picnic Site

Adjacent to Clear Lake. This site is wheelchair accessible. It is easily accessible off Highway 26, a major two lane highway. Clear Lake is not a natural lake but a reservoir created and managed under a long-term permit for agricultural irrigation off the forest.  The lake usually becomes increasingly shallow beginning in early July.

Pacific Crest South - Lolo Pass Trailhead

Access to: Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail #2000 near the Zigzag area in Mt. Hood National Forest. Parking space is limited. County road plowing stops near forest boundary. Parallel park along side roadway without blocking access or turnaround.  Trailers not recommended.

Lower White River Wilderness

The White River rises in the high Cascades in western Wasco County, in the Mount Hood National Forest on the southeast side of Mount Hood. The headwaters are just below White River Glacier in White River Canyon. Mount Hood Wilderness protects upper portions of the river, while the 2, 809 acre Lower White River Wilderness, southeast of the Mount Hood Wilderness and east of highway 26, provides a buffer for a lower…

Breitenbush Lake Campground

This campground is just north of Mt. Jefferson Wilderness and provides nearby access to the Pacific Crest Trail #2000. Breitenbush Campground has limited facilities with no garbage service, so please pack out all of your garbage.  Located on the Warm Springs…

Pacific Crest North - Indian Springs Trailhead

  There is one picnic table and room for 5 cars. The road to the trailhead is narrow and rough. It is a popular huckleberry picking area. Access to: Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail #2000 and Indian Springs Trail # 435 which access…

Timothy Lake- Pine Point Day Use/Picnic Area

Pine Point Day Use Area is located on the shores of Timothy Lake in the shadow of Oregon's Mt. Hood. It is a beautiful place for fishing, picnicing, swimming, or starting a hike or bike ride on a nearby trail. The area is accessible.

Barlow Ranger District

Barlow Ranger District is on the East side of Mount Hood.

Clear Lake Overflow Camping Area

Camping near Clear Lake, a reservoir that provides irrigation to agriculture fields east of the forest. The water level starts decreasing usually in early July to meet these agricultural water rights needs.  Keep Clear Lake beautiful for others and for wildlife. Pack out trash, don't drive off-roadways, and dispose of human waste properly. 

Timothy Lake- Pine Point Campground

Pine Point Campground is located on the shores of Timothy Lake in the shadow of Mt. Hood. It is a beautiful place for individuals, families and larger groups to camp and enjoy nature, as miles of scenic trails surround the campground and access to the lake provides endless recreation possibilities. On the southwest side Timothy Lake. There is a large parking area on the lakeshore for boaters. Campground is…