The Best 7 Cabins for Mt Hood Hiking Vacations
Posted by Betsy LaBarge | Saturday, June 19, 2021

Summer is our favorite time to hit the trails and go for a hike in the Mt Hood National Forest with long, warm and sunny days. Start your hike early and you will still have time to enjoy other activities like biking, paddling and golfing. Or take a refreshing dip in one of our mountain lakes. Getting a late start? No worries, the days are long, allowing for an afternoon hike, too.

Whether you like a casual stroll along a quiet path or you are looking for a multi-mile cardio workout, there are hundreds of miles of trails in the Mt Hood area for you to discover. And there is no need to hop in your car and make the long drive back to the city after a day of exploring in the woods. Instead, head back to your Mt Hood cabin just minutes away and enjoy a refreshing beverage and snacks, cook up a grilled dinner on the BBQ and kick back and relax with a soak in the hot tub.

Most of our vacation rentals are pet-friendly, so bring your dog along on your Mt Hood vacation and take him hiking with you.

Here our some of our favorite Mt Hood Vacation Rentals for hiking vacations.

The Best 7 Cabins for Mt Hood Hiking Vacations at a Glance

  1. Ripplewood in Welches
  2. Mountain View Hideaway in Zigzag
  3. Marshall Cabin in Government Camp
  4. Bridlewood Cabin in Welches
  5. Chalet am Berg in Government Camp
  6. Forest View Lodge in Welches
  7. Zigzag Mountain Lodge in Zigzag

1. Ripplewood Cabin, Serene and relaxing cabin on the Salmon River, decks, BBQ, hot tub, pet friendly, sleeps 6. Walk 2 minutes to the Bonanza Trailhead.

Ripplewood Deck, Hot tub, BBQ

2. Mountain View Hideaway, Secluded cabin, decks, BBQ, hot tub, pet-friendly, sleeps 8. A short drive to dozens of trails in the Lolo Pass area including the Pacific Crest Trail.

Mountain View Hideaway

3. Marshall Cabin, Cozy cabin surrunded by the Mt Hood National Forest, decks, BBQ, pet-friendly, sleeps 8. Walk out the door to miles of forest roads and nearby trails in the Trillium Lake area.

Marshall Cabin

4. Bridlewood Cabin, Romantic cabin with a sunny yard, decks, BBQ, pet-friendly, sleeps 3. Across the road from Wildwood Recreation Site with Salmon River Access and miles of trails.

Bridlewood Cabin Deck

5. Chalet am Berg, Spacious lodge with 3 en suite bedrooms in Government Camp, patio, BBQ, hot tub, pet-friendly, sleeps 10. 2-Minute walk to the the Glade Trail and Crosstown Trail.

Chalet am Berg Hot Tub

6. Forest View Lodge, Secluded log cabin on acreage, decks, BBQ, hot tub, pet-friendly, sleeps 9. 5-Minute drive to the Old Salmon River Trail and for the more adventurous, the Salmon River Trail.

Forest View Lodge

7. Zigzag Mountain Lodge in a sunny setting, decks, BBQ, hot tub, pet-friendly. 5 minutes to the Road 19 Trail for joggers and dog walkers and access to the Zigzag Mountain Trail and Castle Canyon Trail.

Zigzag Mountain Lodge

Plan Your Mt Hood Vacation Hiking Vacation

From hiking in the Mount Hood National Forest or in Wildwood Park followed by a picnic or going on a casual stroll at the family-friendly Barlow Wayside Park, you are sure to find the perfect trail for you and your friends and family during your Mt Hood Vacation. Start planning your getaway now by reserving a Mt Hood Vacation Rental. 

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