Just 60 miles east of Portland is one of Oregon’s most popular mountains. Mount Hood Oregon’s ever snowy peaks make it the perfect home to six major ski areas in the Oregon area. Mount Hood during the winter is an amazing place to visit. Along with downhill skiing, many explore cross country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding and more. After a long day exploring this winter wonderland, there are a number of lodges nearby to warm up in for an aprés ski snack. Enjoy a local beer and some good food at family-friendly Mount Hood Meadows, the Alpenstube Restaurant and the Vertical Restaurant are the top picks here.
Although Mount Hood is a top destination in the winter, there are plenty of outdoor activities and events to explore around Mount Hood in the summer as well. Located in the Mt Hood National Forest, Trillium Lake is a popular place that offers spectacular views of Mount Hood. Just a 5-minute drive from Government Camp vacation rentals, Trillium Lake is the perfect place to try a number of Mount Hood summer activities such as kayaking, swimming and more. Bring a picnic to enjoy on the beach and watch the sunset over the mountains. If you’re looking to explore more of Mount Hood hike TImberline Trail, this 39 mile hike crosses multiple glacial creeks and rivers around Mount Hood.
There’s an abundance of thrilling Mount Hood adventures to explore any time of the year. Don’t miss the Mount Hood Huckleberry Festival in early August and the Mount Hood Salmon and Mushroom Festival in early September.
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