Zigzag, OR Trails and Parks

Zigzag has 17 trails in the vicinity, including 8 for campgrounds and 7 hiking trails. These trails range from 3 to 24 miles in length. The most popular trails are Lost Lake Loop, Salmon River and Vista Ridge - Cairn Basin - Eden Park Loop. Trails.com member Chuck S. recently completed Riley Horse Camp.
  • Lost Lake Loop

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    Zigzag, OR

    This 3.0-mile easy route takes you on a tour around picturesque Lost Lake in Mount Hood National Forest. Perks include spectacular views of Mount Hood, pockets of old-growth forest, and opportunities ...
    •  1 hour
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    This 3.0-mile easy route takes you on a tour around picturesque Lost Lake in Mount Hood National Forest. Perks include spectacular ...

  • Camp Creek Campground

    1 Reviews

    Zigzag, OR

    Tired of driving forever on rough forest roads just to find a place to set up camp? Then check out Camp Creek. You can’t beat the convenience of this campground, located directly off US 26 right ...
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    Tired of driving forever on rough forest roads just to find a place to set up camp? Then check out Camp Creek. You can’t ...

  • Yocum Ridge

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    Zigzag, OR

    A long, round-trip day hike or a two-day round-trip backpack in the Mount Hood Wilderness. At about the 6.7-mile mark you’ll see Mount Jefferson to the south. There’s a terrific view of the Reid ...
    •  Backpack or day hike
    •  15.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A long, round-trip day hike or a two-day round-trip backpack in the Mount Hood Wilderness. At about the 6.7-mile mark you’ll ...

  • Summit Lake Campground

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    Zigzag, OR

    The name’s a bit misleading, as there is no sense of having reached the top of something when you get to Summit Lake. But once you’re here, you’ll be on top of the world and so proud of yourself ...
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    The name’s a bit misleading, as there is no sense of having reached the top of something when you get to Summit Lake. But ...

  • Salmon River

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    Mount Hood National Forest’s Salmon River Trail takes hikers on a journey through a mossy old-growth forest next to the wild and scenic Salmon River. The trail begins by hugging the edge of ...
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  7.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Hood National Forest’s Salmon River Trail takes hikers on a journey through a mossy old-growth forest next to the wild ...

  • Raptors on the Wing: Bonney Butte

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    Zigzag, OR

    Over 2,000 hawks and eagles pass along a 35-mile ridge in the Mount Hood National Forest as they migrate south in the fall. You can watch what is believed to be the largest concentration of migrating ...
    •  1 day
    •  Guide

    Over 2,000 hawks and eagles pass along a 35-mile ridge in the Mount Hood National Forest as they migrate south in the fall. ...

  • Sandy River: Zigzag to Marmot Bridge

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    The river flows through a broad valley with an almost constant gradient. The sandy bottom gives the river its name, and the boulders give the river its rapids. Areas without boulders form fast-moving ...
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    The river flows through a broad valley with an almost constant gradient. The sandy bottom gives the river its name, and the ...

  • Vista Ridge - Cairn Basin - Eden Park Loop

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    This challenging loop trail climbs Vista Ridge on the remote northwest side of Mount Hood and then takes you through Wy’East Basin, Cairn Basin, and Eden Park. Way off the beaten track, this ...
    •  2 to 2.5 hours
    •  8.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This challenging loop trail climbs Vista Ridge on the remote northwest side of Mount Hood and then takes you through Wy’East ...

  • Salmon River

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    A fantastic river route that hugs the contours of the Salmon River and then climbs to a high ridge to a scenic viewpoint. Views. Bridges. This beautiful river trail takes you on a tranquil journey ...
    •  1.5 to 2 hours
    •  7.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A fantastic river route that hugs the contours of the Salmon River and then climbs to a high ridge to a scenic viewpoint. ...

  • Tollgate

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    Zigzag, OR

    Despite its proximity to US 26, this cozy campground occupies a lovely forested flat of mature firs and cedars above the Zigzag River.
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    Despite its proximity to US 26, this cozy campground occupies a lovely forested flat of mature firs and cedars above the ...

  • Riley Horse Camp

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    Zigzag, OR

    This quiet camp rests in a mixed conifer forest at the western foot of Mount Hood, just outside Mount Hood Wilderness Area. Equestrians find easy access to trails that enter the wilderness and ...
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    This quiet camp rests in a mixed conifer forest at the western foot of Mount Hood, just outside Mount Hood Wilderness Area. ...

  • McNeil

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    This camp above the Sandy River sits in an open lodgepole pine forest on Old Maid Flat—a lahar (volcanic flow of mud and debris) from Mount Hood’s active days. Sites are for the most part sunny ...
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    This camp above the Sandy River sits in an open lodgepole pine forest on Old Maid Flat—a lahar (volcanic flow of mud and ...

  • Lost Creek

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    In a picturesque mountain hemlock forest sits this accessible campground with its level and paved sites. Lost Creek lends a soothing backdrop, and rhododendrons seasonally color the scene. A ...
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    In a picturesque mountain hemlock forest sits this accessible campground with its level and paved sites. Lost Creek lends ...

  • Green Canyon

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    On an old-growth-forested flat along the Salmon Wild and Scenic River, you will find this quiet campground, where you can either retreat from the flurry of activity around Mount Hood or join ...
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    On an old-growth-forested flat along the Salmon Wild and Scenic River, you will find this quiet campground, where you can ...

  • Camp Creek

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    In a deep, old-growth forest alongside sparkling Camp Creek sits this inviting campground, which makes an ideal base for exploring the Mount Hood area. The camp oozes charm with its many big ...
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    In a deep, old-growth forest alongside sparkling Camp Creek sits this inviting campground, which makes an ideal base for ...

  • Huckleberry Mountain

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    A long, round-trip day hike in the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness. There are wonderful views from atop Huckleberry Mountain, a long north-south ridge. Hike this past a myriad of colorful flowers ...
    •  Day hike
    •  11 miles
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    A long, round-trip day hike in the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness. There are wonderful views from atop Huckleberry Mountain, ...

  • Salmon River

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    A two- to three-day, round-trip backpack in the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness. Fishing is popular on the Salmon River, where major runs of steelhead, coho, and chinook salmon return each year. ...
    •  Backpack
    •  24 miles
    •  Guide

    A two- to three-day, round-trip backpack in the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness. Fishing is popular on the Salmon River, where ...