Portland: Tryon Creek State Park Loop

This 4.2-mile hike tours the only state park in Portland, following Tryon Creek to forest floors teeming with beautiful trilliums during the springtime.
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This 4.2-mile hike tours the only state park in Portland, following Tryon Creek to forest floors teeming with beautiful trilliums during the springtime.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 5.1

Waypoints

TCS001

Location: 45.4530296325684, -122.676528930664

Trailhead; head SE adjacent to road

TCS002

Location: 45.4412536621094, -122.676208496094

Pick up trail on N side of the nature center

TCS003

Location: 45.4419746398926, -122.676170349121

L @ Y; Douglas fir roots fan out 20-plus ft.

TCS004

Location: 45.442684173584, -122.676124572754

L @ fork along corridor of large trees

TCS005

Location: 45.4423332214356, -122.678100585938

Stay R. Trail descends to Tryon Creek

TCS006

Location: 45.4418792724609, -122.68041229248

L @ T, then R @ fork, climbing gently along a small ravine

TCS007

Location: 45.4398612976074, -122.680229187012

R @ fork; meandor along creek

TCS008

Location: 45.4380111694336, -122.681777954102

L @ 4-way; haven for delicate trilliums in spring

TCS009

Location: 45.436840057373, -122.684288024902

Cross bridge over Tryon Creek

TCS010

Location: 45.4349746704102, -122.677169799805

L @ fork; trail climbs out of ravine

TCS011

Location: 45.4366645812988, -122.676040649414

R @ T

TCS012

Location: 45.4388656616211, -122.675445556641

L @ Y, then R @ T in .1 mi.

TCS013

Location: 45.4409103393555, -122.675582885742

R @ 4-way; continue 1 mi. back to trailhead