1 day in Mount Hood & Columbia River Gorge Itinerary

1 day in Mount Hood & Columbia River Gorge Itinerary

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1 day in Mount Hood & Columbia River Gorge Itinerary

Start: Portland
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Welches
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Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Portland

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Welches

Welches ©
Welches is an unincorporated community in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. On the 5th (Sun), stroll through Salmon River Trail, admire the sheer force of Little Zigzag Falls, and then fly down the slopes at Mt. Hood Meadows.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Welches online travel route planner .

Portland to Welches is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. While traveling from Portland, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Welches, ranging from highs of 38°F to lows of 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Welches

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Mt. Hood Meadows, Little Zigzag Falls
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Mt. Hood Meadows
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Little Zigzag Falls
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Salmon River Trail