8700 E Highway 26, Government Camp Oregon 97028
Skibowl is the closest winter ski area to Portland
. Besides offering 65 day runs and trails, plus the most expert black diamond runs in Oregon, Skibowl is the largest night ski area in America with 34 lighted night runs.
Oregonians have enjoyed Ski Bowl's slopes since the 1920s; it is the oldest major ski area on the mountain. The Civilian Conservation Corps built many of Ski Bowl's facilities in the 1930s.
In the summer months, the Mountain Bike Park offers biking lessons, rentals, and special guided tours. Enjoy 40 miles of well-marked trails designed to accommodate all levels of bikers. There is also a wide-track Scenic Fun Loop for rookie riders.
Try the mountain bike park, rapid riser reverse bungee, bungee tower, bungee trampoline, Indy karts, kiddy jeeps, horse and pony rides, skate park, motorized skateboards, miniature golf and more.
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
Request a Free copy of the Mile-by-Mile Guide to the Oregon Coast, which will be delivered to your USA postal address. Also request a free first issue of Oregon Coast magazine and sign up for coast deals.
08/13 Coming to The Government Camp 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.
Gorge Blues and Brews Festival Stevenson WA June21-22 Fine collection of local craft brews and local wines, a multitude of phenomenal foods, and great blues music, while benefiting local charities in the Columbia Gorge.
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.