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GOVERNMENT CAMP

Government Camp, Oregon, also known as "Govy" by residents and frequent visitors, is the highest elevation community on Mt. Hood. Known as "Mt. Hood's Alpine Village," Govy is the jumping off point for outdoor adventures. Government Camp also has a charming mix of lodging options, from rustic to luxurious, as well as quaint dining and shopping choices along its black iron art-lined street. Its name actually comes from an ill-fated military detachment stationed to guard the Barlow Road section of the Oregon Trail, along which Government Camp sits. 


Mt. Hood and Government Camp aerial shot

Things To Do: Government Camp


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Eat: Government Camp
Government Camp or "Govy" as locals call it is known as Oregon's Alpine Village. Nestled at the foot of Mt. Hood, it's the perfect place to refuel after a day of fun on the mountain....
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Pint of beer from Mt. Hood Brewing Company near Mt. Hood
Snow Play in Mt. Hood Territory
Winter seems to be holding on a bit longer here this year, with some epic snow falling in mid April. Here are some fun ways to take advantage of the second coming of winter this spring....
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Young female riding a bright green snowmobile in Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory
Things To Do: Government Camp
Government Camp may be a small alpine village at the foot of Mt. Hood, but there's plenty to do in this charming town....
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Mt. Hood mountain biking 3 parks in 3 days
Ski & Snowboard On Mt. Hood
As Oregon’s grandest peak, Mt. Hood Territory is home to three incredible and diverse ski resorts. Timberline Lodge & Ski Area is the only ski-in, ski-out lodge in the state, Mt. Hood Skibowl has th...
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Snow-covered Mt. Hood pops against the bright blue sky with Cascade foothills in forefront as seen from Jonsrud Viewpoint.
Timberline Lodge & Ski Area - An Oregon Icon
Timberline Lodge & Ski Area is a National Historic Landmark which was built during the 1930s as part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) program. Located at 6,000 feet on Mt. Hood, Timberline o...
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With Timberline Lodge and Mt. Hood behind them, three snowboarders follow in a line during a lesson at Timberline Ski Area.
Embracing The Hygge Lifestyle In Mt. Hood Territory
As the temperatures drop and the snow falls, some of us automatically burrow into a comfy spot, grab a mug of hot cocoa and cocoon away while watching the winter beauty happen... through the window. T...
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Family gathering at Forrest Lodge in the great room with its stone fireplace and massive windows with views of the forest.
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