This list represents the most popular backpacking in Oregon. Use this list to plan your next Oregon backpacking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.
#1 Eagle Creek Trail to Wahtum Lake
The second most famous and perhaps most enjoyable hike in the Gorge. Eagle Creek Trail is second only to Multnomah Falls ...
#2 Timberline Trail Loop (Backpacking)
Government Camp, OR
The Timberline Trail circling Mount Hood is probably the most famous footpath in the state. Guidebooks describing the finest ...
#3 Three Sisters Loop (Backpacking)
One of Oregon’s greatest long backpacking trips, this route completely circles the Three Sisters, providing ever-changing ...
#4 Oregon Coast - Seaside to Manzanita (Backpacking)
This popular stretch of the Oregon Coast Trail packs a lot of scenic variety in a small area. From beaches and tidepools ...
#5 Eagle Creek - Tanner Butte Loop
Cascade Locks, OR
The second most famous and perhaps most enjoyable hike in the gorge.
#6 Columbia River Gorge Loop (Backpacking)
Hood River, OR
Close proximity to Portland and a wealth of easily accessible attractions ensure that dayhikers will always dominate the ...
#7 Diamond Peak Loop (Backpacking)
The high, snowy ridge of Diamond Peak rises impressively over the lush forests and quiet lakes south of Willamette Pass. ...
#8 Oregon Coast - Bandon to Port Orford (Backpacking)
For the most part, Highway 101 closely hugs the Oregon shoreline, rarely out of sight of the ocean. Between Bandon and Port ...
#9 Mink Lake Area (Backpacking)
The south half of the Three Sisters Wilderness has a totally different character than the north. There are no tall peaks, ...
#10 Mirror Lake
Join the crowd and hike the most direct and popular route into the heart of Eagle Cap Wilderness to a lake that often reflects ...
#11 Wenaha River Trail (Backpacking)
For countless thousands of years the Wenaha River has been carving a canyon into the lava tablelands of Oregon’s Blue Mountains. ...
#12 Wallowa River Loop (Backpacking)
This trip features the best scenery in the most beautiful mountains in Oregon. Crystal-clear lakes and streams, meadows filled ...
#13 Chimney Peak
Sweet Home, OR
A long, round-trip day hike or a two- to three-day, round-trip backpack in the Middle Santiam Wilderness. Stretching from ...
#14 Herman Creek Trail to Wahtum Lake
A good overnight route with loop options back on the Benson Plateau. Herman Creek is known for its old growth fir and cedar ...
#15 Echo Lake
The climb into the rocky Echo Lake alpine basin only whets your appetite for further exploration into a less heavily used ...
#16 Honeycombs Loop (Backpacking)
Jordan Valley, OR
Tucked away on the east side of Owyhee Reservoir is a land of striking beauty. In the dry canyons of this desert country ...
#17 Bull of the Woods Trail #550
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 ...
#18 Hells Canyon Bench "High" Trail (Backpacking)
For lovers of canyon scenery and wildflowers, the Bench Trail through Hells Canyon is the experience of a lifetime. Following ...
#19 East Eagle - Imnaha Loop (Backpacking)
Baker City, OR
Here is yet another remarkably beautiful loop hike through the spectacular Wallowa Mountains. The focus here is on the southeast ...
#20 Mount Jefferson Wilderness Traverse (Backpacking)
The Pacific Crest Trail traces the entire mountainous backbone of Oregon. Along the way it visits most of the scenic highlights ...
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