Are there places nearby for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling?

There is unlimited opportunity for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling on Mt. Hood National Forest.

Cross-country Skiing and Snowshoeing:

Trillium Lake Snow Trails: 13 miles east of Whispering Woods in Government Camp, trail heads are right in the camp. Donations are requested. Dogs must be on leashes.

 Mt. Hood Meadows Nordic Center: 24 miles east of Whispering Woods, the center’s fees range from $5 to $10. No dogs or snowshoeing allowed.

 Teacup Lake: One mile north of Mt. Hood Meadows, along Oregon 35, Teacup Lake asks for a $5 donation. No dogs or snowshoeing allowed.

 Cooper Spur Nordic Center: 35 miles northeast of Whispering Woods, Cooper Spur has separate trails for snowshoers. Fees range from $5 to $10. Dogs are not allowed.

Snowmobiling:

Snowmobiling in and around Government Camp is not allowed, however, there are groomed trails within 10 miles of the village at both Frog Lake and Skyline Sno-Parks.

Sno-Park permits are required and can be obtained at most stores in Government Camp.  We also have sno-park permits available for our guests at Whispering Woods.
For a more extensive list of trails for all three of these winter activities, visit USDA Forest Service

Posted in: Winter and Snow Sports

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