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1,621 mi 2,609 km of trail 46 Recommended Routes

Gems 11 Gems Easy Trails 140 Trails Intermediate Trails 315 Trails Hard Trails 103 Trails
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Gems in Portland Metro and Mt. Hood - 11

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gem Favorite Multnomah Falls - 620ft of raw water power...

Multnomah Falls

(42) Bridal…, OR
gem Favorite Ramona Falls Trail is one of the iconic destinations in Mt. Hood National Forest. Photo by Ethan Douglass.

Ramona Falls

(12) Governm…, OR
gem Favorite Mount Rainier and Mount Adams from Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain Summit

(4) Governm…, OR
gem Favorite South-facing spine of a ridge line near the peak of Munra Point.

Munra Point

(12) Cascade…, OR
gem Favorite Mount Hood and the Sandy River valley from Jonsrud Viewpoint.

Jonsrud Viewpoint

(4) Sandy, OR
gem Favorite Alpenglow on the Sandy Glacier on the west side of Mt. Hood. Headwaters of the Muddy Fork of the Sandy River.

Mt. Hood from Bald Mountain

(4) Governm…, OR
gem Favorite Views abound from the lookout

Bull of the Woods Lookout

(2) Mill City, OR
gem Favorite From its dam, Trillium Lake has an iconic view of Mt. Hood and its reflection. Photo by Gene Blick.

Mt. Hood from Trillium Lake

(6) Governm…, OR
gem Favorite Worth going across the scree fields for the view.

Mitchell Point

(4) Hood River, OR
gem Favorite Boulder Lake, West Shore Panorama.

Boulder Lake

(2) Governm…, OR
gem Favorite Mount Hood from the summit of Mount Defiance

Mount Defiance

(5) Cascade…, OR

Recommended Routes in Portland Metro and Mt. Hood - 46

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Favorite Fields of flowers.
Difficult

Dog Mountain Trail #147

6.5 mi 10.4 km 2,802' Up 853.98 m Up 2,801' Down 853.86 m Down

Carson, WA
Favorite Multnomah Falls - 620ft of raw water power...
Intermediate/Difficult

Multnomah Falls Loop

4.8 mi 7.7 km 1,554' Up 473.69 m Up 1,510' Down 460.14 m Down

Bridal…, OR
Favorite Latourell Creek.
Intermediate

Latourell Falls

2.3 mi 3.7 km 654' Up 199.46 m Up 686' Down 209.02 m Down

Bridal…, OR
Favorite A couple start up the Birch Trail after leaving the Wildwood.
Intermediate

Wildwood Trail - National Recreation Trail

29.4 mi 47.3 km 2,345' Up 714.63 m Up 2,425' Down 739.05 m Down

West Ha…, OR
Favorite Ramona Falls Trail is one of the iconic destinations in Mt. Hood National Forest. Photo by Ethan Douglass.
Intermediate

Ramona Falls Loop

7.3 mi 11.7 km 1,006' Up 306.62 m Up 1,006' Down 306.56 m Down

Mount H…, OR
Favorite Mirror Lake Trail is colorful in fall and offers great views. Photo by Justin Watts.
Intermediate

Mirror Lake to Tom, Dick and Harry Mountain

8.3 mi 13.3 km 1,454' Up 443.21 m Up 1,454' Down 443.28 m Down

Governm…, OR
Favorite Punch Bowl Falls drops into its pool.
Intermediate/Difficult

Eagle Creek Trail to Tunnel Falls

11.7 mi 18.8 km 1,280' Up 390.28 m Up 1,280' Down 390.29 m Down

Cascade…, OR
Favorite Coopey Falls
Intermediate/Difficult

Angel's Rest Lookout

4.1 mi 6.6 km 1,441' Up 439.21 m Up 1,439' Down 438.72 m Down

Bridal…, OR

Trails in Portland Metro and Mt. Hood - 512

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1.2 mi 1.9 km #1Tamanawas Falls
Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR 19 
3.9 mi 6.3 km #2Mirror Lake Trail #664
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR 18 
0.9 mi 1.4 km #3Mitchell Point Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Hood River, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Hood River, OR
28.9 mi 46.5 km #4Timberline Trail #600
Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR 12 
12.9 mi 20.8 km #5Eagle Creek Trail #440
Intermediate/Difficult
Cascade Locks, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Cascade Locks, OR
1.1 mi 1.8 km #6Munra Point Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Cascade Locks, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Cascade Locks, OR
1.4 mi 2.3 km #7McNeil Point Trail #600M
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
8.6 mi 13.8 km #8Oneonta Trail #424
Intermediate/Difficult
Bridal Veil, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Bridal Veil, OR 10 
1.0 mi 1.5 km #9Dogwood Trail
Intermediate
West Haven, OR
Intermediate
West Haven, OR
0.3 mi 0.5 km #10Little Crater Lake Trail #500
Easy
Government Camp, OR
Easy
Government Camp, OR
1.8 mi 2.8 km #11Bear Point Trail #3342
Difficult
Warm Springs, OR
Difficult
Warm Springs, OR
1.1 mi 1.8 km #12Wahclella Falls Trail #436
Intermediate
Cascade Locks, OR
Intermediate
Cascade Locks, OR 12 
1.2 mi 1.9 km #13Eliot Glacier Trail #600X
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
3.9 mi 6.2 km #14Saltzman Road
Easy/Intermediate
West Haven, OR
Easy/Intermediate
West Haven, OR
2.3 mi 3.7 km #15High Prairie Trail #493
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
3.6 mi 5.8 km #16Kopetski / Opal Creek Trail
Intermediate
Mill City, OR
Intermediate
Mill City, OR
0.5 mi 0.8 km #17Linnton Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Cedar Mill, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Cedar Mill, OR
1.7 mi 2.7 km #18Barrett Spur #600D
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Difficult
Government Camp, OR
2.5 mi 4.1 km #19Battle Ax Mountain Trail #3340
Difficult
Mill City, OR
Difficult
Mill City, OR
1.5 mi 2.5 km #20Northwest Firelane 12
Intermediate/Difficult
Cedar Mill, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
Cedar Mill, OR

Photos of Portland Metro and Mt. Hood - 860

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Every year on Mt. Hood, vibrant lupine carpet the valleys alongside the Paradise Park Trail. Photo by Gene Blick.
Jan 25, 2017 near Governm…, OR
Westward facing view of the Columbia River from the Munra Point Trail (Oregon on the left, Washington on the right).
May 24, 2016 near Cascade…, OR
Multnomah Falls - 620ft of raw water power...
Jan 22, 2016 near Bridal…, OR
Burnt Lake on the far side offers awesome shots of Mt. Hood and its reflection. Photo by Gene Blick.
Sep 3, 2016 near Governm…, OR
Coopey Falls
Jul 2, 2015 near Bridal…, OR
In late spring, bear-grass explodes into bloom on the Paradise Park Trail.
Jan 3, 2017 near Governm…, OR
Mount Hood and the Sandy River valley from Jonsrud Viewpoint.
Aug 10, 2017 near Sandy, OR
South-facing spine of a ridge line near the peak of Munra Point.
May 24, 2016 near Cascade…, OR