Length: 4.9 miles round trip
Elevation Change: 350' gain
Season: Early Summer thru Fall
Permit: NW Forest Pass Required
This hike begins at the historic Barlow Pass trail head.
The hike begins on the famous Pacific Crest Trail (Trail #2000) and gently climbs for about a mile.
After a gentle descent, you come to the junction with Trail #482 which descends further
into a meadow area where another junction takes you to the Palmateer Point viewpoint.
Mt. Hood from Palmateer Point