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Mt. Hood Ski Bowl

87000 E Highway 26, Government Camp, OR 97028-2518
+1 503-272-3206
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cheaper than the other options nearby but with some tradeoffs

ski bowl has the family owned feel that other small areas have, thing is this area is not small... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Karrie O
Wait until it snows

Try to get some early skiing in and it was way too icy. An expert skier, but even I a problem... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ken V
Charlotte, North Carolina
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When the snow starts to fall on Mt. Hood, fans of winter eagerly await news of opening day at Skibowl, America’s Largest Night Ski Area and home to the Snow Tube & Adventure Park featuring Cosmic Tubing. Skibowl provides snow riders with 960 acres in the Mt. Hood National Forest. The resort features 34 fully lit night runs, 65 runs total and a vertical drop of 1,500. With the most Black Diamondruns anywhere in Oregon, Skibowl appeals to accomplished riders, night and day. Those in the know are lured to Skibowl’s Outback, the legendary expansive gladed terrain with forested steeps, open glades and ungroomed slopes that are nothing short of heavenly. In summer, Skibowl transforms into the Mt. Hood Adventure Park, Oregon’s premier Summer Attraction offering something for everyone! We've got great activities for the whole family, the Adrenaline junkies, the naturalists and even the young ones! Our friendly and experienced staff will make sure your visit to the Mt. Hood Adventure park is memorable and fun, guiding you through over 20 attractions where you’re in control! Come try the Northwests only 1/2 mile dual Alpine Slide, Freefall Bungee Jumping, the Malibu Raceway, the new Amaze'n Maze, 800' long Zip Lines and more at Mt Hood Skibowl's Summer Adventure Park!
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“alpine slide” (20 reviews)
“zip line” (16 reviews)
“warming hut” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
87000 E Highway 26, Government Camp, OR 97028-2518
+1 503-272-3206
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ski bowl has the family owned feel that other small areas have, thing is this area is not small. They claim they have the largest night skiing in the world but i am not sure if i believe it. Don't expect high speed lifts, fancy...More

Thank Karrie O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Try to get some early skiing in and it was way too icy. An expert skier, but even I a problem navigating. Come back in 2018. I would suggest going to Timberline or Meadows even if it does snow.

Thank Ken V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did the recent Groupon and was excited to see that Mt Hood's website said that the cosmic tubing was open for the season, figured with the lower than usual snow-pack, they had used their machines to make snow for everyone to get their money's worth...More

Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ski Bowl offers all levels of skill something. The intermediate slopes are well taken care of and offer a variety of challenges for the intermediate skier. I have only spoken to other skiers who ski the expert terrain. One day I hope to take the...More

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 22 October 2017

My husband and I, plus our good friends, went to the adventure park for my birthday this year. It is a blast! I went there when I was growing up, and it was everything I remembered it to be! The alpine slides are just so...More

1  Thank LyndseyKnoy
Reviewed 11 September 2017

They're probably better at their ski activities but the summer attractions are kind of weak. There are piles of plywood and other building material debris as a result of what I assume are major summer maintenance activities while they are preparing for the upcoming ski...More

Thank GregQuixote
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This a great attraction for families with kids. There is alpine sliding, a chairlift for a scenic view, bungee jumping, a bungee jump activity where you jump off a very high building, ziplining, go carting and a lot of childrens activities.

Thank calikiddo
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

It's not as big and it doesn't get as much snow as the other places on the mountain, but it's a far more enjoyable place to ski. Most of the runs are black diamonds, so most people are pretty experienced. Also they have a neat...More

1  Thank blackveggie
Reviewed 14 August 2017

A group of 6 of us (ages 27-42) went to Ski Bowl this past weekend, and arrived around 10:00 AM on the East side. We decided to do the Tree Bridges first. There are 5 bridges probably 20-30 ft. high, of varying degrees of length,...More

Thank DRussel
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

So much to do...my teenagers loved it and best part is that I could most of the activities with them. We will be back!

Thank Chris W
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13 July 2017|
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Response from Lance O | Reviewed this property |
The day would be the best way to go, we opted for just one trip down the alpine slide. Small children have to be over 3 to ride with an adult . And over 48" to ride alone.
17 September 2016|
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Response from SURFER_DUDE44 | Reviewed this property |
The probability of snow is much better for timberline or meadows than for ski bowl. Ski bowl is the lowest ski area on the mountain. They are the last to get any accumulation and the first to lose it. I've lived in the... More
Ibrahim B
9 August 2015|
Response from TravelingTrioOregon | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are open in August. What it costs is dependent on what you want to do. You don't need reservations for the more than 20 activities and credit cards are accepted. There is a really nice website if you search "Mt Hood... More