Portland: Leif Erickson Corridor to Maple Trail

This 5.3-mile loop into old-growth forests and along whispering streams offers a true wilderness escape only a few miles from downtown Portland in Forest Park.
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This 5.3-mile loop into old-growth forests and along whispering streams offers a true wilderness escape only a few miles from downtown Portland in Forest Park.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 6.7

Waypoints

LEC001

Location: 45.5662841796875, -122.752769470215

Take R @ fork; continue through gate onto gravel fire road with intermittent views

LEC002

Location: 45.5666656494141, -122.758651733398

Straight @ 4-way onto Leif Erickson Corridor

LEC003

Location: 45.5671653747559, -122.762786865234

Trail benches off; good views of the valley

LEC004

Location: 45.5693321228027, -122.762901306152

Continue on Leif Erickson @ 3-way; trail continues up Tualatin Mountain Range

LEC005

Location: 45.5630493164062, -122.764419555664

Power lines; nice view of Portland Valley

LEC006

Location: 45.5618515014648, -122.760353088379

Good views of Willamette River, University of Portland Sports Center and North Portland

LEC007

Location: 45.5586166381836, -122.760467529297

Turn L onto Koenig Trail; trail enters forest

LEC008

Location: 45.5591659545898, -122.757965087891

R @ onto Maple Trail; old growth forest and deep ravines on L

LEC009

Location: 45.5583648681641, -122.755363464355

Good viewpoint on L off of trail; backtrack to Maple Trail

LEC010

Location: 45.5633316040039, -122.756896972656

Continue straight @ 4-way under power lines

LEC011

Location: 45.5666007995606, -122.758781433105

R onto Leif Erickson; return to trailhead