Angels Rest Trail

#1 of 287 trails in Mt. Hood National Forest

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Angels Rest Trail is a 4.5 mile out and back trail located near Cascade Locks, Oregon that features a great forest setting and an amazing view payoff. It is *not* only recommended for experienced outdoorsmen. The trail is primarily used for hiking & trail running and is accessible year-round.

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Chris Hildebran (171)

8 Completed5 Reviews

Chris Hildebran (171)

8 Completed5 Reviews

Shandra Lounsbury (237)

11 Completed1 Reviews

Merry Christmas! Did this hike today. Super muddy and it started pouring right as we were leaving so I can only imagine how much worse it's going to get! Still manageable and beautiful at the top! Lots of people and dogs on the trail. Wear your boots!

Ted S (1816)

42 Completed24 Reviews

Hiked this as a part of the Angles / Devils Rest loop (see tracks but about 8 miles, 2400' total gain). Devil's rest is a good extra stretch but nothing much to see. Angles rest however is spectacular and well worth the moderate trek. There's a scramble at the end, be sure to make it.... and keep going around the point for the full view west. Started around 7:30 to a very empty trail but it was pretty packed by my return a few hours later. Well maintained trail, lots of parking, no facilities or water.

Lora K (110)

4 Completed4 Reviews

John Laninga (111)

6 Completed6 Reviews

Terrific view at the top. Worth the little scramble at the very top. Best during the week and early in the morning as this trail is very popular.

Russell Banks (76)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Started up at 8:00, when there were only about 3 other cars in the lot. By the time I retuned at 11:00 the lot was full and cars were parking along the road. A little crowded for a guy that learned to hike in New Mexico. Nice views from the top, although I don't think I'd return just to make photographs.

Anna Katerina (105)

3 Completed3 Reviews

Tammy And Ginger (My Dog) (46)

1 Completed1 Reviews

I love this trail! If you want a great sunrise or sunset it has the best views for it!

Stephen Doerk (607)

13 Completed4 Reviews

For my current fitness level, this was a definite challenge, but the end reward is incredible! Some switch backs but mostly a steady uphill climb. The path can be pretty rocky in places so proper footwear is a necessity (though I did see many in tennis shoes and sandals and even one barefoot climber!!) The trail is well used and was busy on the day I went, but overall a much recommended hike!