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Cold Weather Fun on Mt. Hood

With average annual snowfall in the Mt. Hood area around 400-500 inches, or 33-42 feet, it makes for one of the best winter recreation locations in the country!

  • Mt. Hood is home to North America's longest ski season
  • Mt. Hood provides over 8,300 vertical to ski with 206 ski trails, and 4,810 skiable acres
  • Mt. Hood Skibowl is America's largest night skiing area with 550 acres of lit terrain
  • Tubing and Cosmic Tubing is available Mt Hood Skibowl Adventure Park
  • Mt. Hood National Forest has miles of trails for Nordic skiing and snowshoeing, as well as access to back country snowboarding and telemark skiing
  • All resort guests have access to the onsite year around outdoor heated pool, hot tub, sauna

Winter fun right outside your front door!

Skiing and Riding at Mt. Hood Skibowl

Skiing and Riding at Mt. Hood Skibowl

The Chalets & Grand Lodges at Collins Lake Resort are just minutes away from Mt Hood Skibowl, America`s Largest Night Ski Area. Guests of the Official Collins Lake Resort are offered discounted lift tickets with our VIP Gold Members Rewards Card
Snow Tube & Winter Adventure Park at Mt. Hood Skibowl

Snow Tube & Winter Adventure Park at Mt. Hood Skibowl

Only minutes away from Collins Lake Resort and offering the only conveyer lift assisted tube hill on Mt. Hood, the Winter Adventure Park at Skibowl offers a variety of adventures and winter family fun! 3 groomed tube hills, Kid`s Snowmobiles, Fosty`s Playland, The Super Fun Indoor Play Zone, and more!
Cosmic Tubing at Mt. Hood Skibowl

Cosmic Tubing at Mt. Hood Skibowl

Cosmic Tubing is here and it`s out of this world! When the sun goes down, the tunes turns up! Family friendly, conveyer assisted tubing with laser lights, black lights, and music!
Mt. Hood Outfitters

Mt. Hood Outfitters

For all your Winter Adventures start at Mt. Hood Outfitters.
Phone: (503) 715-2175
Snowmobiling

Snowmobiling

GET OUT on one of the wildest winter adventures on Mt. Hood! Explore the backcounty of the Mt. Hood National Forest on the saddle of a snowmobile and cruise through fluffy powder, as well as groomed trails. Contact Mt. Hood Outfitters to start planning a guided tour and equipment rentals!
Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing is the easiest way to GET OUT and experience the winter wonderland in the Mt. Hood National Forest. This is a great activity for all ages and ability levels; if you can walk, you can snowshoe! Looking for someone to show you around? Contact Mt. Hood Outfitters to start planning a guided tour and equipment rentals!
Cross-Country Skiing

Cross-Country Skiing

Mount Hood`s best kept secret are the cross-country ski trails. Easily accessible from numerous locations on Mount Hood, the cross-country skiing areas have hundreds of miles of trails set for both classic and skating styles of cross-country skiing. Cross-country skiing, also known as nordic skiing, combines the benefits of aerobic exercise with the serenity of Mount Hood. Before there was the excitement of alpine skiing, there was the tranquility of cross-country. Mt Hood Adventure offers several options for beginners and experts in this demanding and fulfilling sport. Try out our groomed trails or take a cross-country tour around the Mount Hood area. Cross-country skiing is an expensive sport, if you are not able to get out as much as you would like or you are just getting into it renting cross-country skis is a better option. Mt. Hood Adventure now rents cross-country skis, boots and poles for kids and adults. Come in and try out our line of Atomic equipment. We also keep your ski rentals waxed, tuned and ready for some quality cross-country skiing on Mount Hood.
Sleigh Rides

Sleigh Rides

Indulge in the holiday spirit with a Sleigh Ride through the historic Village of Government Camp! Bring your family, friends and loved ones as our Belgian Horses guide you along highlighting the holiday lights and the village Christmas Tree! The sounds of the horses hooves mixed with the jingle bells hung from the reigns brings out the true spirit of the winter season. This is on our list of winter attractions as the most relaxing adventure and is definitely a "must do" for winter things to do on Mt Hood near Portland, Oregon. Sleigh Rides are for all ages and can be a family adventure or a romantic getaway. Plan ahead because reservations for this adventure are limited and online booking will be available in November. Depending on the snow conditions at the time of your trip, a Large 7 seater sleigh or a covered vis a vis carriage will be used behind our strong and beautiful Belgian Horses. We always plan to pull the Sleigh as we typically have a solid layer of snow throughout the winter season, but in case of low-snow years, the carriage offers a wonderful ride as well.