Timberline Trail

A strenuous 41-mile backpack with 8,600 feet of elevation gain that circumnavigates Mount Hood. Enjoy great views while hiking varied terrain around one of the Pacific Northwest's iconic volcanoes.

getting there

Take I-5 to approximately 15 mi north of the Oregon state line to I-205 bypass around Portland to US 26. Travel east on US 26 for about 50 mi. Just past Government Camp turn left at Timberline Lodge turnoff. Drive 8 mi and park in lodge parking lot.

  • Suitable Activities: Backpacking
  • Seasons: July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Length: 41.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 8,600 ft
  • 7,350 ft
  • Green Trails Mount Hood Climbing No. 462S
  • Green Trails Government Camp No. 461
  • Green Trails Mount Hood No. 462
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