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On a nice April day, I drove to the west side of Mt. Hood. Due to the coronavirus, I had read that all campgrounds and access roads to trailheads were closed.
I was surprised to see how closed they really were. In all my years in the Portland area, I had never seen anything like this even in bad wildfire seasons.
I drove to an access point of the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness, and various access points to the Mt. Hood Wilderness. All roads (including paved ones) to trailheads were closed, and most people were obeying the closures.
I took some photos along the way so that we could all remember a dramatic time in all our lives.
Folks that hiked into closed areas were given warning tickets
Closure signs to West Zigzag Mountain and lower trailhead to Paradise Park
It’s a very interesting time.
Too interesting at times.