Oregon Route 281

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Oregon Route 281

Route 281 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by ODOT
Length19.01 mi (30.59 km)
Major junctions
South end OR 35 in Mount Hood
Major intersections OR 282 near Hood River
North end US 30 / OR 35 in Hood River
CountryUnited States
Highway system
OR 273 OR 282

Oregon Route 281 is an Oregon state highway running from Hood River to the community of Mount Hood. OR 281 is known as the Hood River Highway No. 281 (see Oregon highways and routes). It is 19.01 miles (30.59 km) long and runs north–south, entirely within Hood River County.

OR 281 was established in 2002 as part of Oregon's project to assign route numbers to highways that previously were not assigned.

Route description

OR 281 begins at an intersection with US 30 and OR 35 at Hood River and heads south, intersecting OR 282 five miles (8 km) south of Hood River. OR 281 continues south through Winans, Dee, and Trout Creek to Parkdale. At Parkdale, OR 281 turns northeast for two miles (3 km) to the community of Mount Hood, where it ends at an intersection with OR 35. OR 281 is also known as Dee Highway as residents that live along the highway have the name as part of their mailing address.


OR 281 was assigned to the Hood River Highway in 2002.

Major intersections

The entire route is in Hood River County.

Hood River0.000.00
US 30 / OR 35 to I-84 – Portland, Hood River City Center, The Dalles
5.098.19 OR 282 – Fairgrounds, Odell
Mount Hood19.0730.69 OR 35 – Odell, Hood River, Government Camp, Mount Hood
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi