Portland, OR: Champoeg Park Loop

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.
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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.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 9.9

Waypoints

CPL001

Location: 45.248758, -122.89223

R onto the bike path near interpretive center

CPL002

Location: 45.24983, -122.890728

Cross paved road; turn L onto trail

CPL003

Location: 45.25551, -122.900813

Path loops through old village remnants; turn L @ Y

CPL004

Location: 45.256311, -122.894397

Riverfront view; L @ Y

CPL005

Location: 45.256643, -122.889783

Huge oak trees line the banks of the Willamette River

CPL006

Location: 45.254135, -122.88444

Gravesite near boat dock; L @ T onto Town Site Trail

CPL007

Location: 45.250925, -122.882037

Turn L @ Y; go 25 yards and merge onto bike path

CPL008

Location: 45.251673, -122.865708

Long wooden bridge over Ryan Creek; follow trail into a wooded canyon beneath the hill known as La Butte

CPL009

Location: 45.256733, -122.84955

Trial meets blacktop: backtrack 1.8 miles. Option: Continue .5 mile to the historic town of Butteville

CPL010

Location: 45.250812, -122.882026

Turn L @ Y; head SW .8 mile back to parking lot