6780 Hwy 35, Mt Hood Oregon 97041
NOTE: 4-WHEEL DRIVE HIGH CLEARANCE VEHICLES RECCOMMENDED!
Elevation: 3,500 feet. Located in the Mount Hood National Forest, Barlow Ranger District. A beautiful meadow offering a fine view of Mount Hood on US Forest Service Road 3530.
Access is from Government Camp, to the junction at Hwy-35. Go right, (southeast), 4.5 miles on U.S. Hwy-26 to Forest Service Road 3530. Go southeast 1 mile to the campground
Nearby hiking trails include the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. Birders will enjoy Fall migrant songbirds including Warblers, like MacGillivray's, Wilson's, Orange-crowned and Yellow-rumped. Lincoln Sparrow and Hammond's Fly-Catcher are common nesters.
Some historians believe that this is the site of Fort Deposit, the cabin in which two members of the Barlow/Palmer groups spent the winter of 1845-1846 during the construction of the Barlow Road.
Other Mount Hood nearby:
(Mt Hood) Devils Half Acre Meadow
(Gresham) Mount Hood National Forest
(Government Camp) Mt Hood Ski Bowl
(Welches) Mt Hood Visitor Information Center
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12/12 Coming to The Mt Hood area
Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Wildflower and Music Festival Eugene OR May19 A day of wildflowers, music, food, crafts, and microscopes!
Columbia Gorge Wine and Pear Fest Hood River OR May18-19 Start off the weekend with friends and fun featuring Columbia Gorge wineries and eateries. Highlights include entertainment, live music, wine tasting, great food, fruit exhibits with samples, and local artisans.
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Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival Stevenson WA June25-28 Amazing talent, workshops, instrument contests and raffle, fine craft and food vendors, a merry beer garden, and nightly dances.