TO TRAILHEAD: I-5 S to Salem/Commercial St. exit. Turn R on Commercial St. In about 1.5 mi., turn R onto Owens St. At light, turn R onto Homestead Rd. Cross RR tracks, enter park, and turn into parking lot.
This 8.5-mile loop in Cape Perpetua Scenic Area hugs the Oregon coast before heading inland to lush old-growth forest and views of the Coast Range and Pacific Ocean.
In 6.1 miles, this trail winds through a bird refuge with more than 130 feathered species, a secluded canyon, and an old pioneer town flooded by the Willamette River in the 1800s.
The steep, 6-mile out-and-back hike to 3,226-foot Kings Mountain makes a good early-season tune-up or midsummer wildflower tour.
Grab a first-class view of Mount Hood on this timeless 6-mile out-and-back to lakeside campsites and craggy mountain overlooks in Mount Hood Wilderness.
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.
Hike or run 3 miles into a thick forest of pines, ferns, and firs within The Nature Conservancy's Wilderness Park, which is nestled on the suburban outskirts of the city.
This 6.5-mile, figure-8 hike crosses old nut orchards, then follows a lazy river en route to the largest black cottonwood in the United States.
Grab your hiking boots and a swimsuit for this 7.4-mile hike along the Little North Santiam River that tours a string of crystal clear swimming holes.
Portland, OR: Wildwood Trail
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