TOLLGATE, OR

Tollgate Campground is one of the most convenient to Portland, making it a great headquarters for exploring the Mt. Hood area. It stands in the southwestern shadow of Oregon's highest point, Mt. Hood. The campground provides access to a variety of trails, as well as historic sites...
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  • In accordance with standard industry practices, Mount Hood Recreation will be assessing a $8 additional vehicle fee on the second vehicle in each single family campsite, and on the third and fourth vehicle in any double family campsite, provided these vehicles are not joined to the first vehicle by a hitch and towed onto the site. In the case of motorcycles, the first two are considered as one vehicle for determining additional vehicle fees. The third and fourth motorcycle would also be considered as one vehicle. No additional vehicle fees are collected for bicycles.
  • No hookups available
  • Off-road vehicle use is prohibited within the campground
  • Click here for more information on the Mt. Hood National Forest
The campground is managed by Mount Hood Recreation, a division of Northwest Land Management. Comment forms and more information are available from campground hosts or on our website.

  • Don't Move Firewood: Please protect Pacific Northwest forests by preventing the spread of invasive species. Firewood can carry insects and diseases that can threaten the health of our western forests. You can make a difference by obtaining and burning your firewood near your camping destination. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.
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AREA TOLL GATE TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 0 Back-In
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AREA TOLL GATE TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 25 Back-In
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AREA TOLL GATE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 26 Pull-Through
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AREA TOLL GATE TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 35 Back-In
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AREA TOLL GATE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 24 Back-In
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AREA TOLL GATE TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 35 Back-In
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AREA TOLL GATE TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 40 Back-In
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AREA TOLL GATE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 20 Back-In
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AREA TOLL GATE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 12 40 Back-In
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*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Overview

Tollgate Campground is one of the most convenient to Portland, making it a great headquarters for exploring the Mt. Hood area. It stands in the southwestern shadow of Oregon's highest point, Mt. Hood. The campground provides access to a variety of trails, as well as historic sites, including spots along the famed Oregon Trail.

Natural Features:

The campground is located in the Mt. Hood National Forest, approximately 32 miles southeast of Portland, at an elevation of about 2,100 feet. The campground sits on the north bank of the Zigzag River, just east of the community of Rhododendron, in a humid, semi-subtropic environment of Douglas fir and cedar trees.

Tollgate Campground was originally constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps, and some historic features, such as rock fireplaces and a reconstructed picnic shelter still remain.

Recreation:

A variety of hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding trails are available in the area. The nearly 10-mile Pioneer Bridle Trail passes through the campground. A replica of the original Barlow Road tollgate is just east of the campground. The gate was used by travelers along the Oregon Trail from 1879 to 1919.

A day-use picnic area at the campground, providing access to the scenic surroundings, as well as the nearby river and Camp Creek. Anglers enjoy the sport of catch-and-release fishing for small trout and whitefish.

Facilities:

The campground offers single-family sites for tent and RV camping. Parking surfaces are dirt and gravel and sometimes uneven. Each site is equipped with tables and campfire rings with grills. Accessible vault toilets and drinking water are provided.

An adjacent picnic shelter can be reserved for day use and can accommodate up to 30 people and 10 vehicles. It is equipped with multiple tables and pedestal grills.

Nearby Attractions:

The campground is 2.5 miles from the town of Zigzag, which offers a variety of services, including lodging, eateries and a variety of shops.

Booking Window
Sun Jul 27 2014 - Sun Jan 25 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri May 09 2014 Sat Sep 06 2014
Peak Fri May 08 2015 Sat Sep 05 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Sites
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Campfire Rings
  • Day Use Area
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Host
  • Mountain Biking
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelters
  • RV sites
  • River Access
  • Tent Pads
Within 10 Miles
  • Fuel Available
  • General Store
  • Lodging
  • Restaurant
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
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Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 09 2014 -
Sep 06 2014
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $18.69-$20.56
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $18.69-$39.25
Peak Season
May 08 2015 -
Sep 05 2015
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $18.69
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $18.69-$37.39

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
45.32194, -121.90528
45°19'19"N, 121°54'19"W

From Portland, travel southeast on Highway 26 for about 32 miles.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

TOLLGATE
MT. HOOD
  OR 

Phone Number:

Information:  (541)328-0909