If you are renting Barlow Cabin, the following files have the information you need. Directions to the cabin and parking/driving information is distinct for the time of year, i.e. snow or no snow. Please check the Travel/Snow page prior to heading up and also take note of current and future weather forecasts.
Please print and fill out the rental agreement prior to your appointment to pick up the keys. Also find below, a map and detailed rental information about Barlow Cabin.
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32798 E. Mineral Creek Drive
Government Camp, Oregon
Trillium Lake is located 7.5 miles south-southwest of Mount Hood and 1.5 miles east of Trillium Lake Basin Cabins. The lake itself was created by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife in 1960 when a dam at the headwaters of Mud Creek was erected.
The area which is now the lake was part of the historic Barlow Road, a component of the Oregon Trail. Barlow Road at the time was a log road which extend across the marshes to the toll station at Summit Meadow (1866-1870). Barlow Cabin's east windows face Summit Meadow.
The Trillium is a genus of flower particularly noticeable in the area. Trillium should never be picked or harvested. Their flowers bloom once every 7 years, a unique and rare bloom best enjoyed in it's native setting.
Trillium lake is popular for fishing, camping and photography, often clearly reflecting Mount Hood.
The Trillium Lake Campground features a seasonal boat ramp and wheelchair-accessible floating dock.
Trillium Lake Snow trails consist of Six miles of groomed trails for traditional cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.
The trails are generally groomed twice per week from Thanksgiving until April.
Ski from Barlow Cabin onto trails that connect to Trillium Lake.