Pamplin Media Group – New fees proposed for hiking, camping in Mt. Hood Forest

PMG PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER KEIZUR - New fees are being considered at trailheads throughout the Mount Hood National Forest, including at Timberline Lodge.

Popular trailheads could get new costs; permits mulled for high-altitude recreation Officials are considering a hike to, well, hike within the Mount Hood National Forest. Public input is sought on a series of new and increased charges for parking and camping at the 26 developed recreation sites throughout the forest, while also implementing a new … Read more

Alpine adventures on Mount Hood: Part 3 of a soulful summer getaway to Oregon

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Welcome to the third and final part of our relaxed and rewarding road trip to Oregon. See Part 1: Portland here. See Part 2: Columbia Gorge here. Oregon’s wondrous Mount Hood Territory provides the perfect opportunity for exploring the great outdoors. If you love a chill vacation, dive into your summer reading list in a … Read more