Hood River, OR Trails and Parks

Hood River has 63 trails in the vicinity, including 28 hiking trails and 11 for mountain biking. These trails range from 2.2 to 66.5 miles in length. The most popular trails are Columbia River Gorge Loop (Backpacking), Cooper Spur, Mount Hood and Surveyor's Ridge. Trails.com member Priscilla R. recently completed Hood River Mountain Loop.
  • Indian Point LoopView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  4 to 6 hours
    •  8.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A good day hike loop up around Nick Eaton Ridge, with spectacular views of the Gorge. Gorton Creek Trail passes through old growth Douglas-fir ...

  • Columbia River Gorge Loop (Backpacking)View Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    •  4-5 days
    •  39 miles
    •  Guide

    Close proximity to Portland and a wealth of easily accessible attractions ensure that dayhikers will always dominate the trails of the Columbia ...

  • Surveyor's RidgeView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  3 to 5 hours
    •  24.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail is one of the classic singletrack Oregon rides that has everything an avid cyclist could ever want—creek crossings, rocks, roots, ...

  • Mount Defiance TrailView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  7.1 miles
    •  Guide

    A steep hike to Mount Defiance, with access to Bear Lake and North Lake loop options.

  • Wahclella FallsView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  1 hour
    •  2.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This short hike takes you along the edge of Tanner Creek to a roaring two-tiered waterfall that plunges into a deep rocky pool. Shady maples, ...

  • Casey Creek LoopView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    •  6 to 8 hours
    •  11.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A healthy day hike with a good climb up Nick Eaton Ridge from the Herman Creek Trail. The Casey Creek Loop is an 11.2 mile day hike, with an ...

  • Herman Creek Trail to Wahtum LakeView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    •  Overnight
    •  12.1 miles
    •  Guide

    A good overnight route with loop options back on the Benson Plateau. Herman Creek is known for its old growth fir and cedar forest. The best ...

  • Hood River to MosierView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1-2 hours
    •  12.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Hood River is a sailboarder’s mecca, and they come from around the world to catch the winds funneled through the Columbia Gorge. When the winds ...

  • Gorge Trail 400View Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    Waterfalls, misty clouds, and mossy forest entice thousands of people to visit the Columbia River Gorge each year. Known more as a hiker’s paradise, ...

  • East Fork Hood RiverView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  10.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This route is a swift singletrack ride that takes you to the tumbling rapids of the East Fork of Hood River. The route is packed with long fast ...

  • Wygant Trail and Perham Creek LoopView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  4 to 6 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    A steep day hike up Wygant Point, with shorter scenic options along Perham Creek. The Wygant Trail is one of the lesser known gorge trails, but ...

  • Starvation Ridge TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  5.6 miles
    •  Guide

    A very strenuous hike to Warren Lake and Mount Defiance, with some loop options. The Starvation Ridge Trail is not easy. It climbs over 3,000 ...

  • Cooper Spur, Mount HoodView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    •  Moderate
    •  27 miles
    •  Guide

    This road leads to the highest hiking trail on Mt. Hood, Oregon’s highest peak. It also features two campgrounds, an old lodge, many other trailheads, ...

  • Pacific Crest Trail to Wahtum LakeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    •  Overnight
    •  14.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A difficult overnight route with loop options back onto the Herman Creek Trail. The Pacific Crest Trail 2000 is probably not the most popular ...

  • Badger CreekView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    •  Backpack
    •  22 miles
    •  Guide

    A two- to three-day, round-trip backpack in the Badger Creek Wilderness. This 24,000-acre preserve isn’t big as far as wilderness areas go, but ...

  • Gunsight RidgeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  3 to 5 hours
    •  19.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride gives you everything: steep climbs, scree, narrow openings between boulders, roots, rocks, drop-offs, and precipitous switchbacks. ...

  • Highway State Trail - Hood River to MosierView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  1 to 4 hours
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    A 4.5-mile rolling paved trail along a restored portion of the Historic Columbia River Highway.

  • Cooper SpurView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    • Snowshoeing  
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Here’s another trip on Mount Hood’s east side that can either be a grueling push from freezing level or an exhilarating jaunt from a camp at ...

  • Pocket CreekView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    • Cross-Country Skiing  
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    A mix of beginner and intermediate trails contribute to Pocket Creek’s popularity. Magnificent Mount Hood views that can be reached with minimal ...

  • Historic Columbia River Highway State TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1.5 to 2 hours
    •  9.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Relive the historic past by touring a section of the restored Columbia River Highway. On this easy, paved route you’ll wind along the edge of ...

  • Hood River Mountain LoopView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  2 hours
    •  2.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Hood River Mountain almost seems like cheating. You just should not be able to obtain such grand vistas and colorful wildflower meadows with ...

  • Lookout Mountain via Divide TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  4 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    Surveyors Ridge rises like a long green wall east of Mount Hood, forming the last major bastion of the Cascade Range before the mountains slope ...

  • Cooper SpurView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    • Cross-Country Skiing  
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    Cross-country trails near the Cooper Spur Ski Area on the northeast side of Mount Hood are appreciated for generally clear weather and views ...

  • Lewis & Clark Trail: Hood River to Portland, OregonView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    • Road Biking  
    •  66.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This eTrail covers one complete segment of the Lewis and Clark Trail written for road bikers. It contains an overview of the segment with all ...

  • Pacific Crest Trail to Dry Creek FallsView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    •  2-3 hours
    •  4.4 miles
    •  Guide

    An easy hike to a little–known waterfall. The Pacific Crest Trail 2000 is one of the best known trails in the Gorge.