Length: 2 miles round trip
Elevation Change: 400' gain
Season: Summer thru Fall
Permit: NW Forest Pass Required
Here is a popular little hike for the whole family. The trailhead
is accessable via the Lolo Pass Road off highway 26 from Zig Zag, Oregon.
Follow the signs leading to the Top Spur Trailhead, which will lead
you to Forest Road #118.
This hike begins at the Top Spur cutoff Trail #765. After a half mile climb
you intersect the Pacific Crest Trail #2000. Follow this trail for a couple hundred feet to the
right where you come to a major intersection of four (4) trail options. Select the
Timberline Trail #600 just to the immediate right of the large trail description
Follow Trail #600 for about two thirds of a mile through a forested area,
and the trail will break out into one of the most spectacular viewpoints
of Mt. Hood to be found anywhere along the Timberline Trail.
This easy hike has enormous rewards! Enjoy!
Mt. Hood from the Bald Mountain overlook