The Best Hiking in Government Camp

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Top hiking spots in and near Government Camp

  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Glade Trail

    6.35 mi / 2159 ft gain
    Glade Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Government Camp, Oregon.
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  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Government Camp to Enid Lake Loop via Maggie's Tie

    2.48 mi / 302 ft gain
    Government Camp to Enid Lake Loop via Maggie's Tie is a loop trail that takes you by a lake and is good for all skill levels located near Government Camp, Oregon.
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  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Mirror Lake Trail

    4.4
    4.09 mi / 810 ft gain
    I was out doing the Ramona Falls hike, and I decided that I needed to find a lake that provided me with a great view of Mt Hood. My first stop was Trillium Lake, but with that being a “drive up” lake, there were tons of people. Tons of people only means one thing…turbulent waters! As I was dr...
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  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Tom Dick and Harry Mountain

    5.0
    8.28 mi / 1726 ft gain
    Looking to score those iconic photos of Mt. Hood? Climb the well-graded trail to Tom Dick and Harry Mountain, one of the most accessible summit hikes to Portlanders, and see where they were all taken. Starting from the busy Mirror Lake Trailhead, climb roughly 900 feet and 1.5 miles to Mirror La...
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  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Crosstown Trail

    5.23 mi / 656 ft gain
    Crosstown Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Government Camp, Oregon.
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  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Camp at Trillium Lake

    4.5
    The reflection of Mt. Hood on the lake makes this trip definitely worth the visit.Try to arrive during the day so you can watch the sunset. For photographers, the south side of the lake is an amazing spot to take photos, especially on a windless day. For those looking to kayak or fish, there is a...
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  • Rhododendron, Oregon

    Little Zigzag Falls Trail

    0.67 mi / 131 ft gain
    Little Zigzag Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Government Camp, Oregon.
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  • Rhododendron, Oregon

    Hike to Little Zig Zag Falls

    5.0
    The hike along Little Zig Zag River is definitely one of Oregon's hidden gems. Although the waterfall isn't as highly rated in comparison to other impressive falls like Multnomah Falls, Abiqua Falls, or Bridal Viel Falls, it is still quite the sight to see, and most definitely worth the visit.The...
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  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Trillium Lake Loop Trail

    1.89 mi / 108 ft gain
    Trillium Lake Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Government Camp, Oregon.
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  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Climb the Mt. Hood Summit

    4.7
    7 mi / 5239 ft gain
    Starting at 6,000 ft of elevation at Timberline Lodge, start your climb up the south side of Mt. Hood. If you head out at noon, in 6 hours you can make it about an hour past the last ski lift, called Palmer, where you can set up camp for the night. You may need to dig out a flat spot for your ten...
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  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Climb to Mt. Hood's Illumination Rock

    5.0
    6 mi / 3600 ft gain
    The Pacific Northwest has an abundance of beautiful, technical and fun Alpine ascents.  For those looking to feel the rush of mountaineering but not wanting to push for a summit attempt, Illumination Rock on the southwest ridge of Mt Hood, offers a beautiful way to spend an afternoon or potential...
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  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Hike Paradise Park

    5.0
    12 mi / 2300 ft gain
    The hike begins at Timberline Lodge, which sits on Mount Hood at 6,000 feet of elevation. Find the Timberline trail behind the lodge by following any of the maze of trails heading east and you will be on your way! After 1.2 miles, you reach Little Zigzag Canyon where you will descend approximatel...
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  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Snowshoe to the top of Mount Hood's Palmer Ski Lift

    4 mi / 2560 ft gain
    Ending just a few thousand feet shy of the mountain top, Palmer Lift doesn't start operating until most ski resorts are nearing their close. This leaves most of the mountain nearly uninhabited and ideal for exploring with close up views of the complex summit above and well into Oregon down below....
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  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Photograph the Wildflowers at Timberline Lodge

    4.0
    From the mount hood scenic byway in Government Camp, Oregon turn on the road that heads up to the Timberline Lodge. Follow that road to the end and park in the lot all the way at the top. In the ski season you need a pass to park there, but if you go in June, July, Or August (aka when the wildflo...
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  • Mount Hood, Oregon

    Timberline Trail Around Mount Hood

    40.05 mi / 10236 ft gain
    Timberline Trail Around Mount Hood is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Government Camp, Oregon.
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  • Clackamas County, Oregon

    Timberline Lodge to Zig Zag Canyon

    4.72 mi / 879 ft gain
    Timberline Lodge to Zig Zag Canyon is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Government Camp, Oregon.
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