The next 2 days, Wednesday-Thursday, April 14-15, 2021, will involve closures in various areas of the park due to associated safety concerns with the removal of hazard tree removal. Observe posted closures. Thank you, Management.
Motorized access to Wildwood is OPEN, however, temporary closures are possible due to extreme weather conditions (ice, snow, wind, etc.) or damage caused by weather events. If in doubt please contact the Northwest Oregon District Office for the latest information prior to your planned visit (503-375-5646). At this time, park passes are available for purchase online for printing (Wildwood Recreation Site Day Pass) or onsite at the automated fee machine (AFM), located next to the park’s entrance station. Credit cards only; no cash or checks. Visitors may purchase either a daily or an annual pass at the AFM. Visitors with an annual pass receipt should bring it to the park office for transfer to a static cling Annual Wildwood Pass. Wildwood staff is limited so please be patient and hold onto your paper receipt until able to contact a park employee. Wildwood is open from 8 AM until 1/2 hour before sunset 7 days a week. Please stay aware of the closure times posted on roadside signs throughout the park. The gate will close at the posted time so make sure that you exit the park at or before the closing time.
Wildwood Recreation Site is located along the Mount Hood Scenic Byway near the town of Welches, Oregon. Mount Hood, Oregon's tallest mountain, beckons travelers through a forested corridor to wade the waters of the Wild and Scenic Salmon River.
This year round day-use area is home to a wide range of recreation facilities and the Cascade Streamwatch Trail. Visitors have a chance to explore natural stream and wetland ecosystems along accessible interpretive trails and boardwalks and observe native fish in a unique, underwater fish viewing chamber.
Standard fees apply and are non-refundable.
Visit https://www.recreation.gov/rules-reservation-policies for more information.