Take a look inside the Gretel Cabin vacation rental located at Government Camp, Oregon. The Gretel Cabin is a charming and comfortable Mt. Hood cabin where storybook memories are waiting to be made. This warm and cozy cabin building features a rustic pine interior that gives the cabin its fairy tale feel. After a day of skiing or sledding, guests of the cabin can gather around the wood stove to share stories and warm up with their favorite hot beverage. This vacation property has a spacious, well-equipped kitchen that opens to the living area. This cabin is located at the center of Government Camp, close to just about everything you could want to see or do while visiting Mt. Hood. The home is within walking distance of several great restaurants in town. Skiers will enjoy easy access to Mt. Hood Skibowl, while the Timberline Resort and Mt. Hood Meadows are both less than 11 miles away. The cabin has free wifi, a full kitchen, and no pets allowed. Parking notes, there is space for two cars.
The cabin is located at Government Camp, at the 4,000-foot level of the majestic Mount Hood’s southernmost slopes. Government Camp has stayed true to its roots while serving as a recreation destination for visitors since being settled in the early 1900s. New developments have revitalized the quaint mountain community into much more than your average ski town. There is a Bavarian-style, pedestrian-friendly downtown that offers ski shops, a brewery, and comfortable accommodations which attract visitors year-round. The following are some of the activities you can enjoy during your vacation stay.
Year-Round Fun at Adventure Park at Mount Hood Ski Bowl. Mount. Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl offers seasonal fun for the entire family. During the summer, this park has something for adrenaline seekers of all ages from a bungee tower and trampoline to miles of mountain biking trails, a rock wall, Indy Karts, a Super Kids’ Play Zone, their infamous 1/2 mile Alpine Slide, and so much more. During the winter season, you can enjoy America’s largest night ski area, sleigh rides, cosmic tubing, and more.
Canoe, Kayak, or Stand-up Paddle Board at Trillium Lake. Trillium Lake provides one of the most stunning views of Mt Hood. You can soak in the crystal-clear reflections of Mount Hood on the lake’s glimmering surface as you paddle through the water. There is no motorized boating allowed, which makes Trillium Lake the perfect place to paddle.
Hit the Trails. Mount Hood is home to many family-friendly hiking trails including the Trillium Lake Loop Trail. This relaxed hiking hike is perfect for families looking for a fun way to spend some time outdoors. The trail is rated as easy, the 1.9-mile loop is accessible for strollers and visitors with limited mobility and features stunning views of Mount Hood. Visit Little Zigzag Falls. This easy-going one-mile out-and-back hiking trail winds you along Little Zigzag River and ends at the falls, which provides the perfect spot to snap a family vacation photo.
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