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Notice: 5/14/2023 – Hiking between the Yocum Ridge Trail and the Muddy Fork has hundreds of trees down and sections of tread missing because of the September 2020 windstorm. It will probably take another year to repair the damages. Check the USFS for Timberline trail status: USFS. For the latest fire information, please contact the Mt. Hood National Forest Hours: M – F 7:30am – 4:30pm Closed 11:30 – 12:30. Telephone: (503) 668-1700

Directions: From Portland take I-84 East to the Wood Village, exit (16A). Head south and turn left onto NE Burnside Rd. Heading East, Burnside will merge into Highway 26. Follow Hwy 26 to Government Camp. Turn left onto the road to Timberline Lodge.
In winter, it is required to carry chains or have traction devices. The road to Timberline requires chains during much of the winter.

Bathrooms are available at the Wy’East Day Lodge or at Timberline Lodge.

Permits are required to park here seasonally. No parking permit is needed during the summer. A Sno-Park permit is required to park in the winter (Nov. 1st -thru- Apr. 30th).

A wilderness permit is required. The free self-registration for a wilderness permit is along the trail about a mile north of Timberline Lodge.

Information for the Mt. Hood Timberline Trail with segments showing mileage, profiles, and maps.

Trail Maps:
Topo Map, Download Garmin .gpx file

Review: 9/5/2018 – 9/9/2018
This is for backpacking the trail clockwise with a side trip to Elk Meadows.

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