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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.”

Recreation Marker Black Lake Campground

Black Lake Campground provides primitive tent sites on the east shore of Black Lake located in the northern part of Mt Hood Natioanl Forest in the Hood River Ranger District. The area accesses nearby Black Lake Trail. The trail network in this area enters Mark Hatfield Wilderness to the north. This area is primitive…
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Recreation Marker Tilly Jane A-Frame

The Tilly Jane A-Frame can sleep 8 people. Make reservation for the A-frame contact: 877 444-6777  
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Recreation Marker Elk Cove Trailhead

This trailhead provides capacity for10-12 cars. No amenities are provided at this trailhead. Provides access to: Elk Cove Trail #631 within Mount Hood Wilderness. This trailhead gets lighter use. 
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Recreation Marker Clackamas River (Fish Creek) Trailhead

  CLOSED DUE TO RIVERSIDE FIRE    Parking area in campground, overflow parking on the Highway 224 road. Provides access to: Clackamas River Trail #715 which enters

Recreation Marker 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…
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Recreation Marker Lake Harriet Campground/Day Use

Lake Harriet Campground sits on the eastern shores of crystal clear Lake Harriet. It is located between the Oak Grove Fork of the Clackamas River, which flows into the lake, and the nearby forest highway. It is a great location for camping, fishing and boating. The campground is wheelchair accessible and has an accessible fishing dock.
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Recreation Marker Cool Creek Trailhead

The small Cool Creek trailhead accesses Cool Creek Trail which leads up Hunchback Mountain in the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness.  The trail is primarily forested with a few breaks allowing views of Mt Hood, particularly near the southern end of the trail.  Space for up to 10 small vehicles. Provides access to: Cool…

Recreation Marker Barlow Creek Campground

Located along the Histroic Barlow Road near the Barlow Creek.
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Recreation Marker McCubbins Overflow Campground

Adjacent to McCubbuns Gulch, this campground is found within the McCubbins Gulch OHV area's designated trail system.  Campers are likely to hear and see OHV enthusiasts during their stay.  This campground is near the Warm Springs Tribal Lands. Remember, tribal land is private land! Be sure not to trespass.
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Recreation Marker Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness: Mt. Hood

The 65,822 acre Mark O Hatfield Wilderness is located east of Portland, OR within the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Mt. Hood National Forest.  The north part of the Wilderness has features characteristic of the Columbia River Gorge, including basalt cliffs and multiple waterfalls. As you climb from the river, the steep cliffs and waterfalls…
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Recreation Marker Eureka Peak Trailhead

This small trailhead provides the western most access to the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness.  Eagle Creek Trail #501 follows alongside Eagle Creek passing through old-growth Douglas fir, western hemlock and western red cedar forest.…
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Recreation Marker Catalpa Lake Trailhead

Provides access to: Catalpa Lake Trail #535 which accesses Mt. Hood Wilderness and Bonnie Meadows Trail #471. This trailhead is rustic and off the beaten path with no restroom facilities. Off-road parking is available.
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Recreation Marker Clackamas Wilderness

The 9,181 acre Clackamas Wilderness consists of five widely separated tracts of road-less land, scattered on either side of the Clackamas River over 50 miles. These pieces include Big Bottom, Clackamas Canyon, Memaloose Lake, Sisi Butte and South Fork Clackamas. With some of the largest trees in northwest Oregon, the Clackamas Wilderness protects clean drinking water for many Oregonians as well as habitat for many…
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Recreation Marker Flag Point Lookout

  History Flag Point Lookout sits at the 5,650 foot elevation on Flag Point Butte. The original lookout was built ca. 1924. It was a 6 foot x 6 foot observation cabin on a 40 foot timber pole tower and the observer used a tent camp. In 1932 the Forest Service built a standard L-4 style lookout on a 30 foot pole frame tower to replace the…
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Recreation Marker 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…
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Recreation Marker Eightmile Campground

Upper Eightmile Campground is near Forest Road 44.  This campground is close to the 44 Trail System which is a popular multi-use trail system. Campers have access to Eightmile Loop Trail #496 from the campground.  The approximately 6 mile loop is a popular hiking and mountain biking loop.
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Recreation Marker Gov't Camp Summit Sno-Park

This sno park, nestled in the shoulders of Mt. Hood, is a fabulous launching point to access many winter recreational opportunities from skiing, snowshoeing, and more. Space for 125 cars. Trailer parking available. Click here for MAP of area.
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Recreation Marker Tilly Jane Cabin (Guard Station)

Tilly Jane Cabin (Guard Station)
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Recreation Marker French's Dome Trailhead

The Frenches Dome Trailhead provides access to the popular rock climbing spot Frenches Dome.  The short access trail takes visitors to a lone andesite crag located on the west side of Mount Hood.  There are excellent views of Mount Hood from the top of French’s Dome. There are many climbing route options at the site. Provides access to:…
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Recreation Marker Fivemile Butte Lookout

To ensure public health and safety surrounding COVID-19, Fivemile Butte Lookout is  CLOSED until further notice Ponderosa pines, Douglas-fir and western hemlock provide a dense canopy over the mountainside, shading numerous creeks and providing a lush and varied habitat at Fivemile Butte. While hiking the many trails, be sure to…
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Recreation Marker Tilly Jane South Trailhead

Provides access to: Tilly Jane Ski Trail #643. Information boards about the area on site. Access to ungroomed backcountry trails in winter. Tilly Jane Ski Trail is tagged with blue ski tags. The Wagon Road has not been re-tagged since the fire. These are difficult trails requiring skins to ascend and moderate to…
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Recreation Marker Pioneer Bridle Trailhead

This is a major mountain bike route.  From Glacier View Trailhead (3,600’) this trail descends most of its length to Tollgate Trailhead (1,800’). : Pioneer Bridle Trail connects the towns of Government Camp and Rhododendron. Part of the trail follows segments of the historic Barlow Road. The…
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Recreation Marker Hidden Lake Trailhead

The Hidden Lake Trailhead leads to the Hidden Lake Trail on the southwest side of the Mount Hood Wilderness.  The trail passes Hidden Lake on the way to the Pacific Crest Trail #2000. Hidden Lake is more of a pond but still a pleasant destination.   The trail climbs to the wooded lake through rhododendron bushes, which bloom in profusion in June. For a longer hike you may continue to the upper terminus of…
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Recreation Marker Tollgate Campground/Day-Use

Tollgate Campground is one of the most convenient to Portland, making it a great headquarters for exploring the Mt. Hood area. It stands in the southwestern shadow of Oregon's highest point, Mt. Hood. The campground provides access to a variety of trails, as well as historic sites, including spots along the famed Oregon Trail.
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