Oregon - Outdoor Activities

Oregon has approximately 9,348 trails, including 6,921 hiking trails and 5,376 for trail running. These trails range from 0 to 452 miles in length. The most popular trails are Bull of the Woods Trail #550, Three Sisters Loop (Backpacking) and Bagby Trail #544. The last Trails.com member to complete a trail in Oregon was Leigha H. who completed Opal Creek Loop.

  • Eagle Creek Trail to Wahtum Lake

    15 Reviews

    Dodson, OR

    The second most famous and perhaps most enjoyable hike in the Gorge. Eagle Creek Trail is second only to Multnomah Falls in popularity, being the hike with more waterfalls than any other in the ...
    •  5 to 8 hours or overnight
    •  13.3 miles
    •  Guide

    The second most famous and perhaps most enjoyable hike in the Gorge. Eagle Creek Trail is second only to Multnomah Falls ...

  • Cape Lookout Trail

    13 Reviews

    Cape Lookout State Park, OR

    Cape Lookout Trail is a hiking trail in Tillamook County, Oregon. It is within Cape Lookout State Park. It is 2.3 miles long and begins at 850 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.6 ...
    •  2.3 miles

    Cape Lookout Trail is a hiking trail in Tillamook County, Oregon. It is within Cape Lookout State Park. It is 2.3 miles long ...

  • Salmon River

    12 Reviews

    Zigzag Mountain, OR

    The Salmon River, which starts on the slopes of Timberline Ski Area, is the only river in the lower 48 states that is classified as a Wild and Scenic River from its headwater to its mouth. (To ...
    •  2 hours
    •  5.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The Salmon River, which starts on the slopes of Timberline Ski Area, is the only river in the lower 48 states that is classified ...

  • Grizzly Peak Loop Trail

    11 Reviews

    Jackson County, OR

    Grizzly Peak Loop Trail is a hiking trail in Jackson County, Oregon. It is 2.6 miles long and begins at 5,809 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain ...
    •  2.6 miles

    Grizzly Peak Loop Trail is a hiking trail in Jackson County, Oregon. It is 2.6 miles long and begins at 5,809 feet altitude. ...

  • Black Butte Trail 4026

    10 Reviews

    Deschutes National Forest, OR

    Black Butte Trail 4026 is a hiking trail in Jefferson County, Oregon. It is within Deschutes National Forest. It is 5.0 miles long and begins at 3,028 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  5.0 miles

    Black Butte Trail 4026 is a hiking trail in Jefferson County, Oregon. It is within Deschutes National Forest. It is 5.0 miles ...

  • Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area

    9 Reviews

    Newport, OR

    The trails in the Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area take you through a rich coastal ecosystem, giving visitors an excellent opportunity to view seabirds, tide-pool creatures, harbor seals, ...
    •  15 minutes to 1 hour
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    The trails in the Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area take you through a rich coastal ecosystem, giving visitors an excellent ...

  • Harts Cove Trail

    8 Reviews

    Siuslaw National Forest, OR

    Harts Cove Trail is a hiking trail in Tillamook County, Oregon. It is within Siuslaw National Forest. It is 2.6 miles long and begins at 978 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.2 miles ...
    •  2.6 miles

    Harts Cove Trail is a hiking trail in Tillamook County, Oregon. It is within Siuslaw National Forest. It is 2.6 miles long ...

  • Eagle Creek - Tanner Butte Loop

    8 Reviews

    Cascade Locks, OR

    The second most famous and perhaps most enjoyable hike in the gorge.
    •  Overnight
    •  24.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The second most famous and perhaps most enjoyable hike in the gorge.

  • Hoyt Arboretum

    8 Reviews

    Portland, OR

    This route travels through the spectacular 185-acre tree museum of Hoyt Arboretum in Southwest Portland. The path winds through a variety of forested ecosystems, including oak woodland, redwoods, ...
    •  1 hour
    •  1.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This route travels through the spectacular 185-acre tree museum of Hoyt Arboretum in Southwest Portland. The path winds through ...

  • Bull of the Woods Trail #550

    7 Reviews

    Mount Hood National Forest, OR

    Bull of the Woods Trail #550 is a hiking trail in Marion County and Clackamas County, Oregon. It is within Bull of the Woods Wilderness Area and Mount Hood National Forest. It is 3.2 miles long ...
    •  3.2 miles

    Bull of the Woods Trail #550 is a hiking trail in Marion County and Clackamas County, Oregon. It is within Bull of the Woods ...

  • Alder Glen Recreation Site

    7 Reviews

    Beaver, OR

    In a moss-draped alder and maple setting, this welcoming Nestucca River campground sits across the river from a lacy, pyramid-shaped waterfall. Sites have paved parking spaces, and a paved path ...
    •  Guide

    In a moss-draped alder and maple setting, this welcoming Nestucca River campground sits across the river from a lacy, pyramid-shaped ...

  • Timberline Trail Loop (Backpacking)

    7 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    The Timberline Trail circling Mount Hood is probably the most famous footpath in the state. Guidebooks describing the finest hiking trails in the nation often include this spectacular route, ...
    •  3-5 days
    •  41 miles
    •  Guide

    The Timberline Trail circling Mount Hood is probably the most famous footpath in the state. Guidebooks describing the finest ...

  • Trillium Lake Loop

    7 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    Trillium Lake is a classic winter sight, and not something you would expect to find so close to a highway. The wide sweep of the frozen lake surface lends a natural sense of drama that you might ...
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Trillium Lake is a classic winter sight, and not something you would expect to find so close to a highway. The wide sweep ...

  • Bagby Trail #544

    6 Reviews

    Mount Hood National Forest, OR

    Bagby Trail #544 is a hiking trail in Clackamas County and Marion County, Oregon. It is within Mount Hood National Forest, Bull of the Woods Wilderness Area, Opal Creek Wilderness Area, and Willamette ...
    •  11.4 miles

    Bagby Trail #544 is a hiking trail in Clackamas County and Marion County, Oregon. It is within Mount Hood National Forest, ...

  • Horsetail, Oneonta, and Triple Falls

    6 Reviews

    Portland, OR

    If you love waterfalls, this hike is for you. This route through the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area visits four beautiful waterfalls, offers a great view of the narrow chasm of Oneonta ...
    •  2.5 to 4 hours
    •  6.4 miles
    •  Guide

    If you love waterfalls, this hike is for you. This route through the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area visits four ...

  • Wagner Butte Trail

    6 Reviews

    Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, OR

    Wagner Butte Trail is a hiking trail in Jackson County, Oregon. It is within Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. It is 4.6 miles long and begins at 4,971 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  4.6 miles

    Wagner Butte Trail is a hiking trail in Jackson County, Oregon. It is within Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. It is ...

  • Rogue River Trail

    6 Reviews

    Josephine County, OR

    Rogue River Trail is a hiking trail in Josephine County, Oregon. It is 9.3 miles long and begins at 629 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 19.3 miles with a total elevation gain of ...
    •  9.3 miles

    Rogue River Trail is a hiking trail in Josephine County, Oregon. It is 9.3 miles long and begins at 629 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • Neahkahnie Mountain

    6 Reviews

    Astoria, OR

    A round-trip day hike at Oswald West State Park. Mention Neahkahnie Mountain, known in legends as the “Home of the Gods,” to some people and images of buried treasures light faces. Tales of riches, ...
    •  Day hike
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    A round-trip day hike at Oswald West State Park. Mention Neahkahnie Mountain, known in legends as the “Home of the Gods,” ...

  • Roxy Ann Peak

    6 Reviews

    Medford, OR

    Driving up Hillcrest Road, with Roxy Ann Peak rising immediately above, it’s hard to figure how a 1.5-mile trail and loop road could fit unto such a tiny area. When you get on the trail and ...
    •  Day hike
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Driving up Hillcrest Road, with Roxy Ann Peak rising immediately above, it’s hard to figure how a 1.5-mile trail and loop ...

  • Twin Lakes

    6 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    The Twins are a lovely pair of lakes in all seasons. They are nestled down in individual basins that are well insulated from foul mountain weather and highway noise. The two lakes also make a ...
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    The Twins are a lovely pair of lakes in all seasons. They are nestled down in individual basins that are well insulated from ...

  • Mirror Lake

    6 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    Here’s a great little hike for several reasons. For starters, it’s a good alternative for those of you traveling to Mount Hood with skier friends who will be bashing their knees at the ski areas; ...
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Here’s a great little hike for several reasons. For starters, it’s a good alternative for those of you traveling to Mount ...

  • Surveyor's Ridge Trail

    5 Reviews

    Mount Hood, OR

    The trail is mostly single-track. Parts of the trail require excellent bike-handling skills, while others are smooth. This loop utilizes 12.4 miles of the trail, with a return on paved and gravel ...
    •  20 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail is mostly single-track. Parts of the trail require excellent bike-handling skills, while others are smooth. This ...

  • Saddle Mountain Trail

    5 Reviews

    Cannon Beach, OR

    A diverse trail through forest and across several flower-blessed alpine meadows to the top of Saddle Mountain, where you can see from the Pacific to the Cascades. I found it especially nice, ...
    •  Day hike
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    A diverse trail through forest and across several flower-blessed alpine meadows to the top of Saddle Mountain, where you ...

  • South Sister Climber Trail No. 36

    5 Reviews

    Deschutes National Forest, OR

    South Sister Climber Trail No. 36 is a hiking trail in Deschutes County and Lane County, Oregon. It is within Deschutes National Forest and Three Sisters Wilderness Area. It is 5.9 miles long ...
    •  5.9 miles

    South Sister Climber Trail No. 36 is a hiking trail in Deschutes County and Lane County, Oregon. It is within Deschutes National ...

  • Eightmile Loop Trail

    5 Reviews

    Mount Hood, OR

    A stay at the lookout tower at Fivemile Butte has you positioned to explore miles of top-notch single-track. The many riding opportunities are attractive, what's more, the lookout is very cool. ...
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    A stay at the lookout tower at Fivemile Butte has you positioned to explore miles of top-notch single-track. The many riding ...

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