Hikers, Molalla River Recreation Area

Fall Hiking in Mt Hood Territory

Molly Johnson | 10/04/2018 | Recreation, Trails


The Fall months in Mt. Hood Territory are the perfect time to discover the autumn foliage in the forests.

No matter what your skill level is there is a trail suited for you in Mt. Hood Territory and the trees show off their autumn colors in a brilliant way. Close to town is the Mt. Talbert Nature Park with towering trees, diverse wildlife, and it's a stone's throw away from great (and tax-free) shopping. Mt. Hood Outfitters guides numerous hikes in the Mt. Hood National Forest and is a great option to get you started safely if you are a novice. The Mirror Lake 2-hour trail hike displays vine maple and huckleberry and is referred to by the locals as a "Fall Color Extravaganza."   A more advanced option is the 4-hour hike from Barlow Pass Road to Timberline Lodge & Ski Area along the Pacific Crest Trail. It's definitely worth the trek for its unmatched views.

Want more information on hiking options? Check out: Hiking Trails in Mt. Hood Territory 

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Molly Johnson grew up in Mt. Hood Territory and loves getting to write content inspiring others to visit her beloved home. She is currently generating content for mthoodterritory.com and for the #omht Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest channels. 

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