Let's get this out of the way...I am and always will be a city girl. Happy around concrete, neon, and uninterrupted cell phone service. Imagine my surprise at being in the middle of tall trees dressed in moss & fungi, unpaved rocky trails, with only the sounds of birds and falling water AND LOVING EVERY SECOND. Tamanawas Falls, Trillium Lake,... 更多
Mt. Hood was a "Must See" on my trip to Portland, 1st time ever in Oregon. Having less than a full day to visit there, my friend & I took the direct, 1hr 20 min drive to the Timberline Lodge. Once there, we took in the ~270 degree view in "front" of us to the west and the spectacular top... 更多
Whether your driving or walking/hiking a trail this forest is beautiful. It offers many outdoor activities. Parking is a premium in places but be assured it's well worth the effort. Be sure to take all precautions necessary to assure a safe trip. Be mindful that your cell phone may not get signal therefore a physical map is priceless.
We ended up hiking on a rainy day and this forest was fantastic. The vegetation was incredible and the trees looked a lot like giant sequoias. Be aware that the trail we were on, Burnt Lake, was quite slippery due to the dampness, so we had to be very careful. The colors of this forest were beautiful. Check out my... 更多
One of my favorite National Forests to visit. Located 45 minutes out of Portland, Oregon. This forest boasts lakes, hiking and lots of rivers. It rains alot so come prepared but overall super pretty scenery and you will be glad you visited.
Visited Lost Lake in Mount Hood National forest, and it was spectacular. The scenery was amazing, the lake was nice on a warm sunny day. Lots of people camping and doing various water activities. Great place to spend a warm day. To get there it is off the beaten path, and it is a long winding road, that seems to... 更多
Summer is the time to explore Mt. Hood and the surrounding territory. Terrific weather and beautiful scenery. A lot of tourists but open space in which to spread out. Just lovely.