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Mount Hood Area Mileage and Elevation Summary

The following table identifies important mileposts along the 221 miles of PCT in the Mount Hood area. Mileposts are included for elevation high points and road crossings that may be used for trail maintenance activities. These figures were compiled using The Pacific Crest Trail, Volume 2: Oregon & Washington, 1990, Schaffer and Selters, published by Wilderness Press (used by permission) as well as educated guesses where necessary.

See the Elevation Profile page for a visual representation of the elevations across the Mount Hood area.

Location Elevation Miles Mile Post
Road 2329-115 (near Midway Meadows) 4,490 --- 0.0
Road 5603 4,750 2.0 2.0
Mount Adams Wilderness boundary 5,420 1.5 3.5
Lava Spring 4,520 0.1 3.6
Muddy Fork 4,740 0.8 4.4
Highline Trail 114 5,900 4.0 8.4
Killen Creek Trail 113 6,084 1.0 9.4
Lewis River 6,060 1.7 11.1
Mutton Creek 5,900 1.3 12.4
Riley Creek 5,770 1.3 13.7
Round the Mountain Trail 9 5,900 3.7 17.4
White Salmon River 4,900 3.0 20.4
Mount Adams Wilderness boundary 4,100 2.6 23.0
Road 521 4,020 0.1 23.1
Road 23 3,854 0.9 24.0
Road 8810 4,140 3.3 27.3
Road 88 3,470 2.5 29.8
Road 8851 3,915 4.9 34.7
Road 24 4,260 3.9 38.6
Indian Heaven Wilderness boundary 4,570 1.2 39.8
Cultus Creek Trail 108 5,150 2.6 42.4
Elk Lake Trail 176 4,790 2.5 44.9
East Crater Trail 48 (Junction Lake) 4,730 1.1 46.0
Blue Lake 4,630 1.9 47.9
Shortcut Trail 171A 4,240 4.0 51.9
Indian Heaven Wilderness boundary 4,150 0.8 52.7
Sheep Lake 4,020 0.7 53.4
Road 60 (Crest Campground) 3,490 1.9 55.3
Road 6801 (nearby) 3,220 3.5 58.8
Spring in gully 3,550 1.6 60.4
Old Cascade Crest Trail 4,000 1.8 62.2
Road 68 2,810 3.9 66.1
Road 65 (Panther Creek) 930 4.7 70.8
Road 6517 (Warren Gap) 1,180 1.2 72.0
Wind River Road 1,020 0.8 72.8
Road 54 (Little Soda Springs) 940 0.5 73.3
Road 417 1,120 2.0 75.3
Road 43 (Trout Creek) 1,180 0.9 76.2
Road 41 (Sunset-Hemlock) 2,950 4.0 80.2
Sedum Ridge 3,080 1.5 81.7
Road 2070 1,450 3.6 85.3
Road 2000 1,720 1.5 86.8
Road 2090 2,360 2.3 89.1
Three Corner Rock 3,320 1.9 91.0
Logging Road 3,020 2.0 93.0
Carpenters Lake Trail 1,300 6.1 99.1
Gillette Lake Road 410 3.7 102.8
Fort Rains 140 2.5 105.3
Highway 14 (Bridge of the Gods) 150 0.8 106.1
Herman Bridge Trail 406E 960 4.1 110.2
Teakettle Spring 3,360 3.0 113.2
Benson Way Trail 405B 3,760 0.9 114.1
Chinidere Mountain Trail 4,270 5.6 119.7
Wahtum Lake 3,750 1.8 121.5
Hatfield Wilderness boundary 4,300 2.3 123.8
Indian Springs Campground 4,300 0.5 124.3
Buck Peak Trail 615 4,500 4.9 129.2
Huckleberry Mountain Trail 617 (Salvation Spring) 4,020 3.3 132.5
Lolo Pass 3,420 4.3 136.8
Top Spur (Timberline Trail 600) 4,270 2.8 139.6
Muddy Fork and Ramona Falls Loop Trail 797 (north) 2,800 3.7 143.3
Trail 770 (to parking lot) 2,780 0.5 143.8
Ramona Falls Loop Trail 797 (south) 3,320 1.5 145.3
Paradise Park Trail - North 5,400 3.4 148.7
Paradise Park Trail - South 5,140 3.7 152.4
Zig Zag River 4,890 0.5 152.9
Mount Hood Wilderness boundary 5,900 1.6 154.5
Timberline Lodge 5,940 1.2 155.7
Timberline Trail 600 5,340 1.4 157.1
Highway 35 (Barlow Pass) 4,160 3.6 160.7
Palmateer View Trail 482 4,550 1.7 162.4
Highway 26 (Wapinitia Pass) 3,910 3.3 165.7
Road 58 3,860 5.0 170.7
Road 5890 3,360 1.4 172.1
Little Crater Lake 3,230 1.6 173.7
Road 42 (Joe Graham Horse Camp) 3,370 6.8 180.5
Warm Springs Indian Reservation 3,400 1.5 182.0
Warm Springs River 3,330 7.9 189.9
Chinquapin Viewpoint 5,000 7.8 197.7
Lemiti Creek 4,360 3.3 201.0
Jude Lake 4,600 6.0 207.0
Road 4220 (Olallie Lake) 4,990 3.7 210.7
Shallow Lake 5,750 6.0 216.7
Road 4220 (Breitenbush Lake) 5,500 0.5 217.2