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Best trails in Mount Hood National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Mount Hood National Forest, Oregon? AllTrails has 158 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 73 moderate trails in Mount Hood National Forest ranging from 0.9 to 102.1 miles and from 78 to 6,896 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Located twenty miles east of the city of Portland, Oregon and the northern Willamette River valley, the Mt. Hood National Forest extends south from the strikingly beautiful Columbia River Gorge across more than sixty miles of forested mountains, lakes and streams to Olallie Scenic Area, a high lake basin under the slopes of Mt. Jefferson.

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#1 - Ramona Falls Trail
Mount Hood National Forest
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 2 h 52 m
Please note that the bridge to the trailhead is currently closed which will add more miles to this hike. Please note: Access to trail may close seasonally. Please check with the park prior to your viShow more
#2 - Tamanawas Falls Trail
Mount Hood National Forest
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 42 m
A short hike into the waterfall. The falls itself is a large falls with a large dry cave behind the falls. Rocks can be very slippery when wet so make sure to watch your step. The dry cave makes for aShow more
#3 - Mirror Lake Loop Trail
Mount Hood National Forest
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 56 m
Please note that the restrooms are currently closed due to COVID 19.Show more
#4 - McNeil Point Trail
Mount Hood National Forest
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Length: 8.3 mi • Est. 4 h 19 m
The beginning of this hike explores a beautiful forest setting and is quite relaxing. In some areas you are walking through close-in brush. At higher elevations you will be above the tree line and theShow more
#5 - Timberline Trail Around Mount Hood
Mount Hood National Forest
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Length: 41.4 mi • Est. Multi-day
The incredible Timberline Trail, beginning at Timberline Lodge and circling the immense Mount Hood, is the backpacking trip of a lifetime. Covering about 40 miles, most people complete the trip in 4 dShow more
#6 - Trillium Lake Loop Trail
Mount Hood National Forest
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 47 m
A portion of the boardwalk is currently closed due to construction. Visitors may walk around the lake to either side of the closed area, but it is not possible to complete the full loop at this time. Show more
#7 - Memaloose and Clackamas Falls
Mount Hood National Forest
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 3 h 30 m
NOTE: The road for the trailhead is closed so, park across the river potentially at the abandoned weigh station about a quarter mile north-northwest on 224. Dogs are not allowed in the caves (to preveShow more
#8 - Bald Mountain from Lolo Pass Trail
Mount Hood National Forest
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 24 m
Bald Mountain from Lolo Pass Trail is a 6.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Rhododendron, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is priShow more
#9 - Burnt Lake Trail
Mount Hood National Forest
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Length: 10.4 mi • Est. 5 h 11 m
Burnt Lake Trail is a 10.4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Rhododendron, Oregon that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, Show more
#10 - Umbrella Falls Trail
Mount Hood National Forest
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 8 m
Umbrella Falls Trail is a 3.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Mount Hood Parkdale, Oregon that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking andShow more
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