TO TRAILHEAD: I-84 E to exit 44. Cross Bridge of Gods. R onto WA 14. L onto WA 30 (Wind River Hwy.). R onto FR 65 (Panther Creek Rd). Go 8.5 mi. past FR 60; park @ trailhead on R.
BIG MOSQUITO LAKE to SHEEP LAKE: In-your-face glacier views of Mt. Adams dominate most of this 45.2-mile leg through beautiful subalpine meadows to the shores of a lovely ridgetop lake.
Take a 5-mile tour of grasslands and forests in this island-inside-an-island wildlife refuge.
Climb an easy 1,000 feet above the Clackamas River to a three-tiered waterfall that rivals almost anything in Maui.
Hike through some of Oregon's largest old-growth cedars and Douglas fir to a pair of pristine lakes where you can swim, fish, and camp on this 14.4-mile out-and-back.
Switchback 1,800 vertical feet to a sapphire-blue glacial lake in the shadow of Mt. Index on this moderate 6.4-mile round trip- with a killer picnic at Bridal Veil Falls.
Solitude rules on this 9.4-mile out-and-back hike along Little Kachess Lake to rock gardens ablaze with wildflowers,giant green forests, and a quiet lakeside hideout.
Discover spectacular wildflower displays and unrivaled views across the Columbia River Gorge on this popular summit hike.
Trek above old lava fields to the summit of Huckleberry Mountain on this 10.2-mile round-trip ramble in Gifford Pinchot National Forest.
Follow the Pacific Crest Trail across wooded creeks and steep rock gardens to a broad summit overlooking the Columbia River Gorge on this strenuous 15-mile out-and-back.
Bend, OR: Diamond Peak Loop
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