The wild and the wonderful are waiting for you in Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory. This is where adventure lives. From the towering snowcapped peak of Oregon’s tallest mountain, to the soaring forests and rushing rivers, to the wineries, restaurants, and shopping. It’s all here. So if your thing isn’t one thing then Mt. Hood Territory is the place for you.
One of the best parts of travel is trying new foods and Mt. Hood Territory is spilling over with diverse culinary experiences to delight your taste buds. Savor and share the experience of a farm-to-table communal dinner. See where your food is sourced and venture into pristine farmland in Willamette Valley for a chef-led tour followed by a Field & Vine dinner prepared especially for you. Please your palate on a Winemaker Dinner Series adventure in the historic Silcox Hut at the 7,000 ft. elevation of Mt. Hood. Enjoy a six-course dinner ingeniously paired with Oregon wines, complete with transportation to and from this rustic chalet via Snowcat. Autumn delivers a harvest treat with farm loops that connect people who cherish local farms via a scenic driving route to visitor-friendly u-pick farms, wine tasting, farm-based cooking classes and experiences with animals.
Other adventures await you in the picturesque countryside. Pet a furry and friendly alpaca, admire a mighty elk, practice yoga with playful goats and savor artisan cheese from the milk of beauty cows loving life at the creamery. Stroll through tulip, lavender and dahlia fields throughout the seasons. Experience the power of the flower at one of these world-famous flower festivals and let your flower fun-side shine.
Mt. Hood Territory’s abundance of urban, touring and mountain biking options attract cyclists from around the globe. Take your adrenaline to the limit on the Sandy Ridge Trail System with 6,000 acres of epic flow-based single-track, Mt. Hood Skibowl’s lift-assisted Mountain Bike Park and the new trails coming to Timberline Lodge next summer. Explore the rolling hills of Oregon wine country on the summertime Pioneer Century ride, and gear up for a season of mud, sweat and tears with Cyclocross frenzy. The Cascading Rivers Scenic Bikeway follows the Wild and Scenic Clackamas River along rocky riffles and quiet pools. Experienced riders seeking a challenge will love this 72-mile route of deep forest splendor.
Modern-day pioneers will love hitting the closest whitewater to Portland for a rafting or kayaking adventure on the Upper Clackamas River, home to the largest whitewater festival in the Pacific Northwest. For a more relaxed journey, float your kayak amidst the majestic natural beauty of tranquil alpine lakes, or set out on the Willamette River along the way to roaring Willamette Falls. Test your balance skills on a Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) while posing Warrior 1.
Celebrate snow sports at historic Timberline Lodge & Ski Area. Join Olympic hopefuls on the slopes for North America’s longest ski season as they train all summer long. Trek out with Mt. Hood Adventure on a moonlight snowshoe or guided snowmobile tour, or enjoy a romantic night on horse drawn carriages throughout Government Camp. Shred some nighttime powder at Mt. Hood Skibowl, or come summertime, kids young and old will enjoy the Alpine Slide and other activities at the Mt. Hood Adventure Park. Stay at the Mt. Hood Oregon Resort, a premier Oregon golf, ski and spa retreat. Golfers will enjoy their beautiful 27-hole course.
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