Portland: Oak Island

Take a 5-mile tour of grasslands and forests in this island-inside-an-island wildlife refuge.
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Take a 5-mile tour of grasslands and forests in this island-inside-an-island wildlife refuge.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 5.3

Waypoints

OIT001

Location: 45.7045669555664, -122.820648193359

Oak Island parking lot. Follow gravel road up and L

OIT002

Location: 45.7087821960449, -122.821586608887

L @ Y and onto berm for .6 mi.; watch for viewpoint on R

OIT003

Location: 45.7101516723633, -122.822380065918

Great views of Mt. Hood and Mt. St. Helens. Return to Y. Go L @ bottom of berm

OIT004

Location: 45.7144508361816, -122.820701599121

Trailhead for Oak Island Wildlife Refuge, which overlooks Sturgeon Lake in a marshland between the Columbia River and its prominent Multnomah Channel

OIT005

Location: 45.7183494567871, -122.82088470459

R @ 3-way

OIT006

Location: 45.7192001342773, -122.816299438477

Carved bench with view of Columbia River. Fall migration brings 150,000 ducks to Sturgeon Lake in a marshland between the Columbia River and its prominent Multnomah Channel

OIT007

Location: 45.7299156188965, -122.820434570312

R @ 3-way for view of narrows, return loop to trail

OIT008

Location: 45.7191162109375, -122.820770263672

Straight @ 3-way, continue to trailhead and back to car