The views are spectacular. There are plenty of hiking trails that through out the lush sweet smelling pine trees. There are so many mature trees other than Pine trees that give this Forest some beautiful colors. We did find public toilets. Bring your camera!
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