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Timberline trail around mount hood hike/log

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Timberline Trail around Mount Hood Hike

This is a trail log page. The hike mile column refers to how many miles you'll have hiked on this particular hike to reach the listed point. Hike miles will be different from one hike to another. The trail mile column is a permanent marker for the trail measuring miles from the start of the trail. Trail miles are a permanent feature of the trail and are the same from hike to hike. Sections of the trail included in this hike are blue. Other trail segments are provided for you to personalize your own hikes.


Timberline Trail #600
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
40.1 (2000) 2093.9 5900 View.JPG White River Viewpoint
0.0 40.4/0.0 (2000) 2092.6 5950 Road.JPG Timberline Lodge Trailhead
1.3 1.3 (2000) 2095.5 5700 Sand Canyon
1.4 1.4 (2000) 2095.7 5700 Little Zigzag Canyon
1.4 1.4 (2000) 2095.7 5700 Mt. Hood Wilderness Boundary
1.5 1.5 (2000) 2095.7 5400 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Hidden Lake Trail Junction
2.3 2.3 (2000) 2096.5 5600 View.JPG Zigzag Overlook
3.5 3.5 (2000) 2097.7 4800 Water.JPG Zigzag River Crossing
3.9 3.9 (2000) 2098.1 5000 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Paradise Park Loop South Trail Junction
4.4 (2000) 2098.6 5300 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Paradise Park Trail Junction
5.1 (2000) 2099.3 5400 Water.JPG Lost Creek Crossing
6.2 (2000) 2100.4 5400 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Paradise Park Loop North Trail Junction


Paradise Park Loop Trail #757
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
3.9 0.0 5040 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Paradise Park Loop South Trail Junction
4.9 1.0 5750 Junction.JPG Paradise Park Loop-Paradise Park Trail Junction
5.1 1.2 5800 Water.JPG Campsite.JPG South Fork of Lost Creek Crossing, Campsites
5.4 1.5 5800 Water.JPG Campsite.JPG North Fork of Lost Creek Crossing, Campsites
5.7 1.8 5800 View.JPG Paradise Park
6.3 2.4 5400 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Paradise Park Loop North Trail Junction


Timberline Trail #600
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
5.1 (2000) 2099.3 5400 Water.JPG Lost Creek Crossing
6.3 6.2 (2000) 2100.4 5400 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Paradise Park Loop North Trail Junction
9.3 9.2 (2000) 2103.4 3400 Water.JPG Sandy River Crossing on Pacific Crest Trail
9.7 9.6 (2000) 2103.8, (797) 3.0 3370 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Timberline Middle Trail Junction
10.1 10.0 (797) 2.5 3500 Junction.JPG Timberline-Ramona Falls Trail Junction
10.0 3500 Water.JPG Ramona Falls
10.6 3300 Junction.JPG Timberline-Yocum Ridge Trail Junction
12.8 2900 Water.JPG Muddy Fork Crossing on Timberline Trail
14.6 4400 Junction.JPG Timberline-Bald Mountain Cutoff South Trail Junction
15.3 4300 Junction.JPG Timberline-Bald Mountain Trail Junction
15.4 4300 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Timberline North Trail Junction
15.9 4400 Junction.JPG Timberline-Bald Mountain Cutoff North Trail Junction


Ramona Falls Trails #797
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
4.6 (2000) 2111.7 2400 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Sandy River Trail Junction
9.7 2.9 (600) 9.6, (2000)2110.0 3300 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Timberline Middle Trail Junction
10.1 2.5 (600) 10.0 3300 Junction.JPG Timberline-Ramona Falls Trail Junction
11.2 1.4 2960 Wilderness Boundary
12.0 0.6 (2000) 2112.3 2800 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Ramona Falls Trail Junction
0.0 (2000) 2111.7 2400 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Sandy River Trail Junction


Pacific Crest Trail #2000 (Portion of the Log Only)
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
2096.5 (600) 2.3 5700 View.JPG Zigzag Overlook
2097.7 (600) 3.5 2400 Water.JPG Zigzag Canyon
2098.1 (600) 3.9 5000 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Paradise Park Loop South Trail Junction
2098.6 (600) 4.4 5000 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Paradise Park Trail Junction
2099.3 (600) 5.1 5000 Water.JPG Lost Creek Crossing
2100.4 (600) 6.2 5400 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Paradise Park Loop North Trail Junction
2103.4 (600) 9.2 5000 Water.JPG Sandy River Crossing on Pacific Crest Trail
2103.8 (600) 9.6 3320 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Timberline Middle Trail Junction
12.0 2105.5 2400 Water.JPG Pacific Crest-Sandy River Trail Junction
12.6 2106.1 2800 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Ramona Falls Trail Junction
12.6 2106.1 2800 Water.JPG Muddy Fork Crossing on Pacific Crest Trail
15.8 2109.3 4300 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Timberline North Trail Junction
2109.4 4270 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Top Spur Trail Junction
2112.1 3420 Road.JPG Lolo Pass Trailhead (Road 18)
2114.9 4020 Water.JPG Salvation Spring
2114.9 4020 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Huckleberry Trail Junction
2118.2 4500 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Buck Peak Trail Junction
2121.2 4240 Old road


Timberline Trail #600
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
15.8 14.6 4400 Junction.JPG Timberline-Bald Mountain Cutoff South Trail Junction
17.5 15.3 4300 Junction.JPG Timberline-Bald Mountain Trail Junction
17.6 15.4 4300 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Timberline North Trail Junction
18.1 15.9 4400 Junction.JPG Timberline-Bald Mountain Cutoff North Trail Junction
18.2 16.0 4440 Junction.JPG Timberline-McGee Creek Trail Junction
19.3 17.1 5000 View.JPG McNeil Lower Viewpoint
19.9 17.7 5700 Junction.JPG Timberline-McNeil Point Scramble Trail Junction
20.5 18.3 5700 McGee Creek Crossing
20.7 18.5 5600 Junction.JPG Timberline-Mazama Trail Junction
21.0 18.8 5700 Junction.JPG Timberline-McNeil Point Trail Junction
21.2 19.0 5600 Junction.JPG Timberline-Eden Park Trail Junction
21.2 19.0 5600 Cairn Basin
21.3 19.1 5540 Water.JPG Ladd Creek Crossing on Timberline Trail
22.2 20.0 5800 Junction.JPG Timberline-Vista Ridge Trail Junction
22.3 20.1 5800 View.JPG Wy'East Basin
22.4 20.2 5780 Water.JPG Creek
22.4 20.2 5770 Water.JPG Creek
22.5 20.3 5770 Water.JPG Creek
22.5 20.3 5750 Water.JPG Creek
22.5 20.3 5800 Junction.JPG Timberline-Pinnacle Ridge Trail Junction
22.8 20.6 5800 Junction.JPG Timberline-Dollar Lake Trail Junction
23.6 21.4 5500 Junction.JPG Timberline-Elk Cove Trail Junction
23.7 21.5 5500 View.JPG Elk Cove
24.4 22.2 5150 Junction.JPG Coe Creek Crossing on Timberline Trail
25.9 23.7 5800 Campsite.JPG Two campsites
27.7 25.5 6000 Junction.JPG North end of Eliot Detour
28.0 25.8 6000 Water.JPG Eliot Creek Crossing
28.3 26.1 5900 Junction.JPG Timberline-Cloud Cap Trail Junction, South end of Eliot Detour
29.3 27.1 6700 Junction.JPG Timberline-Cooper Spur-Tilly Jane Trail Junction
30.7 28.5 7300 View.JPG Timberline High Point
32.3 30.1 6500 View.JPG Remains of Gnarl Ridge Shelter
32.8 31.6 5650 Junction.JPG Timberline-Gnarl Ridge Trail Junction
34.6 32.4 5400 Water.JPG Newton Creek Crossing on Timberline Trail
35.0 32.8 5650 Junction.JPG Timberline-Newton Creek Trail Junction
36.8 34.6 5800 Heather Canyon
38.4 36.2 5800 Junction.JPG Timberline-Umbrella Falls Trail Junction
40.1 37.9 4850 Water.JPG White River Crossing
41.0 38.8 (2000) 2094.2 5350 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Timberline South Trail Junction
42.3 40.1 (2000) 2093.9 5900 View.JPG White River Viewpoint
42.6 40.4/0.0 (2000) 2092.6 5950 Road.JPG Timberline Lodge Trailhead


Connecting Trails

Hidden Lake Trail #779
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 3100 Road.JPG Hidden Lake Trailhead
??? 3800 Water.JPG Hidden Lake
5.0 5700 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Hidden Lake Trail Junction


Paradise Park Trail #778
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 2900 Road.JPG Paradise Park Trailhead
5.1 5000 Junction.JPG Paradise Park-Zigzag Mountain Trail Junction
5.3 5200 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Paradise Park Trail Junction
5.7 5750 Junction.JPG Paradise Park Loop-Paradise Park Trail Junction


Yocum Ridge Trail #771
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 3300 Junction.JPG Timberline-Yocum Ridge Trail Junction
0.9 4600 View.JPG Yocum Low Viewpoint
??? ???? Water.JPG Yocum Pond
2.9 6000 Water.JPG Campsite.JPG Campsite, last reliable water
3.7 5900 Water.JPG Spring
4.0 6000 View.JPG Yocum Meadow
4.7 6000 View.JPG Viewpoint, End of Official Trail
4.9 6000 Campsite.JPG Campsite
5.7 6600 Unofficial Trail Ends


McGee Creek Trail #627
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 3500 Road.JPG McGee Creek Trailhead
1.3 4370 Junction.JPG Timberline-McGee Creek Trail Junction


McNeil Point Scramble Trail
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 5640 Junction.JPG Timberline-McNeil Point Scramble Trail Junction
0.4 5900 McNeil Point Shelter


Mazama Trail #625 (formerly Cathedral Ridge Trail)
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 3500 Road.JPG Mazama Trailhead
3.1 5600 Junction.JPG Timberline-Mazama Trail Junction


McNeil Point Trail #600M
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 5700 Junction.JPG Timberline-McNeil Point Trail Junction
0.3 5900 View.JPG McNeil Point Saddle
0.8 5900 View.JPG McNeil Point Shelter


Eden Park Trail #600H
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 5700 Junction.JPG Vista Ridge-Eden Park Trail Junction
0.7 5440 Water.JPG Ladd Creek Crossing on Eden Park Trail
0.8 5500 View.JPG Eden Park
1.3 5700 Junction.JPG Timberline-Eden Park Trail Junction


Vista Ridge Trail #626
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 4600 Road.JPG Vista Ridge Trailhead
0.4 4640 Junction.JPG Vista Ridge-Old Vista Ridge Trail Junction
2.5 5700 Junction.JPG Vista Ridge-Eden Park Trail Junction
2.9 5800 Junction.JPG Timberline-Vista Ridge Trail Junction


Pinnacle Ridge Trail #630
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 3700 Road.JPG Pinnacle Ridge Trailhead
0.5 3700 Water.JPG Creek
2.0 3700 View.JPG Pinnacle Meadows
3.0 5800 Junction.JPG Timberline-Pinnacle Ridge Trail Junction


Dollar Lake Trail
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 5780 Junction.JPG Timberline-Dollar Lake Trail Junction
0.2 5940 Water.JPG Dollar Lake
0.9 6950 View.JPG Barrett Spur-Dollar Lake Trail Junction


Elk Cove Trail #631
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 3600 Road.JPG Elk Cove Trailhead
1.2 3640 Trail leaves old road
3.1 4715 View.JPG Coe Overlook
4.2 4040 Water.JPG Cove Creek Crossing on Elk Cove Trail
5.0 5500 Junction.JPG Timberline-Elk Cove Trail Junction


Cloud Cap Spur Trail
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 5840 Road.JPG Cloud Cap Trailhead
0.2 6000 Junction.JPG Timberline-Cloud Cap Trail Junction


Tilly Jane Trail #600A
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 5700 Road.JPG Tilly Jane Trailhead
0.1 5700 Junction.JPG Tilly Jane-Polallie Ridge Trail Junction
1.1 6600 Junction.JPG Timberline-Cooper Spur-Tilly Jane Trail Junction


Cooper Spur Trail #600B
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 6600 Junction.JPG Timberline-Cooper Spur-Tilly Jane Trail Junction
?? 6720 View.JPG Cooper Spur Shelter
2.0 8500 View.JPG Cooper Spur


Gnarl Ridge Trail #652
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 5300 Junction.JPG Elk Meadows-Bluegrass Ridge-Gnarl Ridge Trail Junction
??? 5450 Junction.JPG Gnarl Ridge-Gnarl Ridge Cutoff Trail Junction
??? 5700 Junction.JPG Timberline-Gnarl Ridge Trail Junction


Newton Creek Trail #646
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 4600 Junction.JPG Elk Meadows-Newton Creek Trail Junction
2.0 5600 Junction.JPG Timberline-Newton Creek Trail Junction


Umbrella Falls Trail #667
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 4560 Junction.JPG Elk Meadows-Sahale-Umbrella Falls Trail Junction
1.9 5200 Junction.JPG Umbrella Falls-Sahale Trail Junction
2.2 Water.JPG Umbrella Falls
??? Road.JPG Road 3355
3.1 5800 Junction.JPG Timberline-Umbrella Falls Trail Junction


  • Campsite.JPG Campsite
  • Closed.JPG Closed area
  • Bathroom.JPG Restrooms
  • Road.JPG Road access
  • Junction.JPG Trail junction
  • View.JPG View
  • Water.JPG Water source

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