Sherwood Campground

Oregon 35

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Overview

Sherwood campground is an easily accessible location for simple camping, with beautiful landscapes and the Hood River rushing next to it. Close to hiking and recreational locations, Sherwood campground is a prime location for those looking for a centrally located base camp near Mt. Hood, or for those looking for a surprisingly quiet, camping getaway.

Recreation

The location of Sherwood Campground makes for a great place to set up camp and explore the upper Hood River Valley. Hiking trails, waterfalls, river and creeks are in abundance, and with easy access to both Hood River and Mt. Hood, tourist attractions, museums and adventures await.

Facilities

Sherwood campground is a small campground, with an unexpected charm. It sits right along highway 35, so you can see it as you drive by. The rush of the river that sits next to the campground blocks all traffic sounds from the highway. Pit toilets are located centrally in the campground, making it easy to access. A camp host is available during peak season.

Natural Features

With the Upper Hood River running next to the campground, the nearby traffic is drowned out, and a peaceful retreat is found. Several of the campsites are right on the river, and the beautiful areas that the river has etched is fun to explore.

Nearby Attractions

The Sherwood Campground sits near many locations that are easily accessible in the Mt. Hood area. Campers can walk along highway 35 a couple hundred feet to the Tamanawas Falls trailhead for a beautiful, popular hike. Also, Mt. Hood is only a 15-minute drive from the campground, which has various hiking, biking, and adventure centers for recreationalists.

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Adventures Nearby

  • Snowshoe to Tamanawas Falls

    Starting at the Sherwood Trailhead, follow the sign towards Tamanwas Falls. You will walk through the woods towards the river, and cross it on the log bridge. After crossing the creek, you will begin to head uphill. Keep going this way through the...

    3.6 miles 590 ft gain

  • Hike to Tamanawas Falls

    This easy trail in the Mt Hood National Forest has a journey just as lovely as the destination. The hike follows closely along the banks of Cold Spring Creek, up through a massive boulder field, and finally arrives at the 150ft tall TamanawasHikin...

    3.6 miles 590 ft gain

  • Hike Lookout Mountain via High Prairie Trailhead

    Lookout Mountain should be the most popular destination in Oregon given its views to effort ratio. Mount Hood seems close enough to reach out and touch from the open, rocky summit, and views extend from the Three Sisters in the south to Mount Rain...

    3 miles 565 ft gain