Southeast of Portland near Government Camp, the Mount Hood Meadows Ski Resort on the east side of Mt. Hood has 15km of groomed nordic ski trails services by the new Nordic Center. The trails wind through peaceful meadows and sub-alpine forests.
The nearby Nordic Center at Cooper Spur Resort has 6.5km of groomed cross country ski trails.
There is limited nearby lodging and apres ski since this area is mainly day use from Portland. For the nearest lodging and nightlife, check out Hood River.
Overall, Mt. Hood Meadows Nordic Center is the 2nd most popular cross country ski area of all 24 Nordic ski destinations in Oregon.