Best Rail-Trails in Oregon

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

  • #1 Deschutes River Trail

    3 Reviews

    Dalles, OR

    Take a scenic desert tour in a canyon above the Deschutes River. Visit the Columbia Gorge, Hood River, Goldendale, and the Dalles, and you’ve got an aesthetic, tasty, and interesting weekend. ...
    •  18 miles
    •  Guide

    Take a scenic desert tour in a canyon above the Deschutes River. Visit the Columbia Gorge, Hood River, Goldendale, and the ...

  • #2 Banks-Vernonia State Trail

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    Banks, OR

    The Banks-Vernonia Trail stretches through the hills east of the Coast Mountains. It’s 35 miles west of Portland, and 52 miles east of the coastal town of Seaside. Both trail endpoints—at Banks ...
    •  21 miles
    •  Guide

    The Banks-Vernonia Trail stretches through the hills east of the Coast Mountains. It’s 35 miles west of Portland, and 52 ...

  • #3 Astoria Riverwalk

    1 Reviews

    Astoria, OR

    Portland’s beach resort town of the early 1900s sits on the north-western tip of Oregon, where the Columbia River empties into the Pacific Ocean. Lewis and Clark’s 8,000-mile trek in search of ...
    •  5.1 miles
    •  Guide

    Portland’s beach resort town of the early 1900s sits on the north-western tip of Oregon, where the Columbia River empties ...

  • #4 OC&E–Woods Line State Trail by Klamath Rails-to-Trails Group

    1 Reviews

    Klamath Falls, OR

    Explore the 98-mile OC&E–Woods Line State Trail for its solitude and panoramic views. Walkers, joggers, cyclists, equestrians, skateboarders, and other nonmotorized travelers have one thing in ...
    •  98 miles
    •  Guide

    Explore the 98-mile OC&E–Woods Line State Trail for its solitude and panoramic views. Walkers, joggers, cyclists, equestrians, ...

  • #5 Springwater Corridor

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    Portland, OR

    The Springwater Corridor is the major southeast section of a system of nature trails encircling Portland. Ride, walk, or skate the trail to enjoy parks, botanical gardens, and wetlands—not to ...
    •  16.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Springwater Corridor is the major southeast section of a system of nature trails encircling Portland. Ride, walk, or ...

  • #6 Lake Wallula Scenic River Hiking Trail (Hat Rock Scenic Corridor)

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    Umatilla, OR

    Umatilla, Oregon, is a rural desert community at the southern tip of the I–82 bridge across the Columbia River. It connects the Yakima Valley wine country of Washington to Oregon. The historic ...
    •  4.9 miles
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    Umatilla, Oregon, is a rural desert community at the southern tip of the I–82 bridge across the Columbia River. It connects ...

  • #7 Row River Trail Access

    1 Reviews

    Cottage Grove, OR

    Row River Trail Access is a hiking and biking trail in Cottage Grove, Oregon. It is 126 feet long and begins at 651 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.0 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  0.0 miles

    Row River Trail Access is a hiking and biking trail in Cottage Grove, Oregon. It is 126 feet long and begins at 651 feet ...

  • #8 Trolley Trail

    1 Reviews

    Milwaukie, OR

    The Trolley Trail follows the Portland Traction Company’s Oregon City Line streetcar right-of-way, serving Portland’s metro area, that ran between Milwaukie and Gladstone from 1893 until 1968. ...
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Trolley Trail follows the Portland Traction Company’s Oregon City Line streetcar right-of-way, serving Portland’s metro ...

  • #9 Row River Trail

    1 Reviews

    Cottage Grove, OR

    Row River Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Cottage Grove, Oregon. It is 10.7 miles long and begins at 646 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 21.4 miles with a total elevation gain ...
    •  10.7 miles

    Row River Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Cottage Grove, Oregon. It is 10.7 miles long and begins at 646 feet altitude. ...

  • #10 Lewis and Clark Commemorative Trail

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    Umatilla, OR

    This segment of the historic Lewis and Clark Trail traverses cliffs perched above the Columbia River in the Oregon desert. The fairly flat trail, steep and sandy in sections, gathers the rural ...
    •  7.3 miles
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    This segment of the historic Lewis and Clark Trail traverses cliffs perched above the Columbia River in the Oregon desert. ...

  • #11 Banks-Vernonia State Trail

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    Vernonia, OR

    The Banks-Vernonia State Trail stretches through the hills (east of the Coast Mountains) between its two namesake towns. The former railroad corridor—once part of the Spokane, Portland and Seattle ...
    •  21 miles
    •  Guide

    The Banks-Vernonia State Trail stretches through the hills (east of the Coast Mountains) between its two namesake towns. ...

  • #12 Row River Trail

    1 Reviews

    Cottage Grove, OR

    Row River Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Cottage Grove, Oregon. It is 10.7 miles long and begins at 646 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 21.4 miles with a total elevation gain ...
    •  10.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Row River Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Cottage Grove, Oregon. It is 10.7 miles long and begins at 646 feet altitude. ...

  • #13 Deschutes River Railbed Trail

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    The Dalles, OR

    Whitewater rafters, anglers, kayakers, horseback riders, hikers, and mountain bikers are all drawn to the beauty, wildlife, and history of the Lower Deschutes River, a designated national Wild ...
    •  17 miles
    •  Guide

    Whitewater rafters, anglers, kayakers, horseback riders, hikers, and mountain bikers are all drawn to the beauty, wildlife, ...

  • #14 Astoria Riverwalk

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    Astoria, OR

    The Astoria Riverwalk, also known as the Astoria River Trail, stretches along part of the Astoria & Columbia River Railroad, providing a lively, nonmotorized tour of the city’s waterfront. Along ...
    •  6.4 miles
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    The Astoria Riverwalk, also known as the Astoria River Trail, stretches along part of the Astoria & Columbia River Railroad, ...

  • #15 Banks-Vernonia State Trail

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    Vernonia, OR

    The paved Banks-Vernonia State Trail stretches through the foothills on the east side of the Oregon Coast Range, 35 miles west of Portland and 52 miles east of the coastal town of Seaside. At ...
    •  21 miles
    •  Guide

    The paved Banks-Vernonia State Trail stretches through the foothills on the east side of the Oregon Coast Range, 35 miles ...

  • #16 Springwater Corridor

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    Portland, OR

    The Springwater Corridor comprises the southeast segment of the 40-Mile Loop regional trail system encircling the greater Portland area. The origins of the Loop come from a 1904 proposal ...
    •  21.5 miles
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    The Springwater Corridor comprises the southeast segment of the 40-Mile Loop regional trail system encircling the greater ...

  • #17 Springwater Corridor

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    Portland, OR

    Portland, Oregon, is a cyclist’s dream, with a seemingly endless network of trails that travel throughout the city and into the suburbs. Of the many options, one of the most popular routes is ...
    •  21.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Portland, Oregon, is a cyclist’s dream, with a seemingly endless network of trails that travel throughout the city and into ...

  • #18 OC&E Line State Trail

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    Winema National Forest, OR

    OC&E Line State Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Winema National Forest. It is 26.0 miles long and begins at 4,714 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  26.0 miles

    OC&E Line State Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Klamath County, Oregon. It is within Winema National Forest. ...