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About Government Camp

Government Camp resides in Clackamas County, Oregon and boasts several ski resorts. Despite its super small population, this destination offers a wonderful adventure for those who enjoy winter sports. If you love the thrill of skiing, there really is no better community on FlipKey. Pack your bags and enjoy this quaint location in all of its natural glory.

About Government Camp

Government Camp was originally named by a group of travelers back in 1849 when they spotted US troops wagons abandoned there. Since then, the small community has grown into a hub for tourists and visitors.

If you‘re planning on visiting the area, the best time to go depends on your intentions. If you want to enjoy warm weather in the area, then summer months are ideal. However, if you’re visiting the area for fishing or skiing, then autumn and winter are perfect.

Government Camp boasts cool, dry summers and wet winters. You can expect lots of snow in winter months which makes it ideal for skiing. The weather is very pleasant during summer and early fall, perfect for those who love exploring outdoors.

What to do

Skiing is one of the main hobbies here in Government Camp and there are plenty of areas to explore. Mount Hood Skibowl offers a beautiful ski area where you’ll find night time skiing alongside go-karts and a zipline. Elsewhere, Summit Ski Area, which was constructed in 1927, offers 3 downhill runs and 3 tube hills.

If you prefer sight-seeing, cultural pursuits or nature, there is a lot to discover. Mount Hood Cultural Center and Museum boasts interesting exhibits to allow you to learn more about the local area. If you want to get closer to nature, head to Little Zigzag Falls – this pretty area is great for hiking or unwinding. Bring all the family along and see what you discover on your way.

For food, you’ll find plenty of places to relax. Glacier Haus Bistro & Pizza offers a range of European dishes – the pizza and soups are well worth a look. Alternatively, Ratskeller has a cozy pub vibe with burger, pizza and beer on the menu.

Top Travel tips

Grab a plane to Government Camp and arrive at Portland International Airport, which is 53 miles from the destination. You can then drive, which is the cheapest option, or catch a bus to your chosen rental accommodation.

Government Camp is the perfect place for adventure seekers or those who love being outdoors. It’s one of the best skiing resorts on FlipKey and you’ll love everything it has to offer. Whether you’re traveling solo, as a couple or with friends or family, browse and book a Government Camp vacation rental with FlipKey.