Best Hiking in Oregon

This list represents the most popular hiking in Oregon. Use this list to plan your next Oregon hiking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 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 ...

  • #2 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 ...

  • #3 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 ...

  • #4 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 ...

  • #5 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 ...

  • #6 Three Sisters Loop (Backpacking)

    5 Reviews

    Sisters, OR

    One of Oregon’s greatest long backpacking trips, this route completely circles the Three Sisters, providing ever-changing views of these beautiful siblings. It also visits lesser-known family ...
    •  5-6 days
    •  55 miles
    •  Guide

    One of Oregon’s greatest long backpacking trips, this route completely circles the Three Sisters, providing ever-changing ...

  • #7 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. ...

  • #8 Oregon Coast - Seaside to Manzanita (Backpacking)

    3 Reviews

    Seaside, OR

    This popular stretch of the Oregon Coast Trail packs a lot of scenic variety in a small area. From beaches and tidepools to dense forests and high viewpoints this trip has it all. Add a dose ...
    •  4 days
    •  31 miles
    •  Guide

    This popular stretch of the Oregon Coast Trail packs a lot of scenic variety in a small area. From beaches and tidepools ...

  • #9 Wildwood Trail to Pittock Mansion

    4 Reviews

    Portland, OR

    The route starts next to the Vietnam Memorial in Washington Park, winds through Hoyt Arboretum, and then heads into Forest Park and to Pittock Mansion. City and mountain views. Bridge crossings. ...
    •  1.25 to 1.75 hours
    •  7.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The route starts next to the Vietnam Memorial in Washington Park, winds through Hoyt Arboretum, and then heads into Forest ...

  • #10 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 ...

  • #11 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 ...

  • #12 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.

  • #13 Green Lakes

    4 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    This popular hike parallels enchanting Fall Creek and leads you to the Green Lakes Basin. You can admire this group of high Cascade lakes and also enjoy views of South Sister and Broken Top. This ...
    •  4-5 hours
    •  9-11 miles
    •  Guide

    This popular hike parallels enchanting Fall Creek and leads you to the Green Lakes Basin. You can admire this group of high ...

  • #14 Leif Erikson Drive - Wildwood Loop

    3 Reviews

    Portland, OR

    The route travels on singletrack trails and a doubletrack gravel road through the scenic treed setting of Forest Park. Tree roots. Bridge crossings. This loop route takes you on a wild and free ...
    •  1.5 to 2 hours
    •  7.9 miles
    •  Guide

    The route travels on singletrack trails and a doubletrack gravel road through the scenic treed setting of Forest Park. Tree ...

  • #15 Saddle Mountain Trail

    10 Reviews

    Saddle Mountain State Park, OR

    Saddle Mountain Trail is a hiking trail in Clatsop County, Oregon. It is within Saddle Mountain State Park. It is 2.3 miles long and begins at 1,653 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  2.3 miles

    Saddle Mountain Trail is a hiking trail in Clatsop County, Oregon. It is within Saddle Mountain State Park. It is 2.3 miles ...

  • #16 Cougar (Terwilliger) Hot Springs

    2 Reviews

    Oakridge, OR

    Includes: Rebel Creek / Rebel Rock Loop. An idyllic chain of well-known soaking pools on a short path, near Cougar Reservoir. Skinnydippable with discretion. Enveloped in the dark hues of a primeval ...
    •  12.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Includes: Rebel Creek / Rebel Rock Loop. An idyllic chain of well-known soaking pools on a short path, near Cougar Reservoir. ...

  • #17 Columbia River Gorge Loop (Backpacking)

    4 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    Close proximity to Portland and a wealth of easily accessible attractions ensure that dayhikers will always dominate the trails of the Columbia River Gorge. For those willing to invest more time ...
    •  4-5 days
    •  39 miles
    •  Guide

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

  • #18 Drift Creek Falls

    4 Reviews

    Lincoln City, OR

    This forest path descends 340 feet, taking you on a fun tour through a thick coastal forest and across a magnificent suspension bridge over Drift Creek. From the bridge you’ll have a grand view ...
    •  1 to 1.5 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    This forest path descends 340 feet, taking you on a fun tour through a thick coastal forest and across a magnificent suspension ...

  • #19 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 ...

  • #20 Multnomah Falls

    3 Reviews

    Corbett, OR

    The premier Columbia Gorge hike.
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  2.4 miles
    •  Guide

    The premier Columbia Gorge hike.