If you live in Portland, chances are you’ve taken a short road trip east to enjoy the splendor of Mt. Hood National Forest.
This federally managed chunk of Northwest Oregon is where Portlanders get their main source of drinking water. It’s also where they hit the slopes in the winter, and where they go for wine tasting, hiking, swimming, fishing, camping and other outdoor activities.
But how much do most Portlanders know about how these lands are managed?