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Portland: Silver Star Mountain

Climb through alpine meadows bursting with flowers to a puzzling Native American relic on this 6.6-mile out-and-back. Bonus: Stellar views of five volcanoes.

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I-5 N to WA 502 E to Battle Ground, WA; L onto WA 503. In 5.8 mi., R onto Rock Creek Rd./Lucia Falls Rd. In 8.8 mi., R onto Sunset Falls Rd. In 7.7 mi., R onto FR 41. In 3.4 mi., hard R onto FR 4109. In 1.5 mi., L @ 4-way. Road ends @ parking area.

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