Oregon - Outdoor Activities

Oregon has approximately 6,479 trails, including 4,136 hiking trails and 2,635 for trail running. These trails range from 0 to 452 miles in length. The most popular trails are Three Sisters Loop (Backpacking), Bull of the Woods Loop (Backpacking) and Columbia River Gorge Loop (Backpacking). The last Trails.com member to complete a trail in Oregon was Akram M. who completed Saddle Mountain.

  • Eagle Creek Trail to Wahtum LakeView Trail Details

    14 Reviews

    Dodson, OR

    •  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 in popularity, being ...

  • Salmon RiverView Trail Details

    12 Reviews

    Zigzag Mountain, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  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 as a Wild and ...

  • Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural AreaView Trail Details

    9 Reviews

    Newport, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  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 opportunity to ...

  • Eagle Creek - Tanner Butte LoopView Trail Details

    8 Reviews

    Cascade Locks, OR

    •  Overnight
    •  24.2 miles
    •  Guide

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

  • Hoyt ArboretumView Trail Details

    8 Reviews

    Portland, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  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 a variety of ...

  • Black ButteView Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Sisters, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  3.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Black Butte rises 6,436 feet above the central Oregon landscape.This well-known geological landmark, a 1.5-million-year-old stratovolcano, was ...

  • Deschutes River TrailView Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1.5 to 3 hours
    •  30 miles
    •  Guide

    Along the Deschutes River between Bend and Sunriver. Beautiful scenery, including three class 5 falls on the Deschutes river and lava flows; ...

  • Alder Glen Recreation SiteView Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Beaver, OR

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

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

  • Timberline Trail Loop (Backpacking)View Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    •  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 hiking trails in ...

  • Grizzly PeakView Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Ashland, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Grizzly Peak was named in honor of a famous bear named “Old Reelfoot,” the last known southern Oregon grizzly, who roamed the region for 50 years ...

  • Trillium Lake LoopView Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    • Snowshoeing  
    •  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 of the frozen lake ...

  • Horsetail, Oneonta, and Triple FallsView Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Portland, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  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 beautiful waterfalls, ...

  • Neahkahnie MountainView Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Astoria, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  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,” to some people and ...

  • Bull of the Woods Loop (Backpacking)View Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Salem, OR

    •  4-5 days
    •  41 miles
    •  Guide

    Backpackers who want a taste of what the Old Cascades used to be like will enjoy this loop through the Opal Creek and Bull of the Woods wilderness ...

  • Twin LakesView Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    • Snowshoeing  
    •  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 foul mountain weather ...

  • Mirror LakeView Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    • Snowshoeing  
    •  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 Hood with skier friends ...

  • Surveyor's Ridge TrailView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Mount Hood, OR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  20 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail is mostly single-track. Parts of the trail require excellent bike-handling skills, while others are smooth. This loop utilizes 12.4 ...

  • Eightmile Loop TrailView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Mount Hood, OR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  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 opportunities are ...

  • Cape LookoutView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Tillamook, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    This ramble through a lush coastal forest of rare old-growth Sitka spruce leads to the end of scenic Cape Lookout in Cape Lookout State Park. ...

  • Roxy Ann PeakView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Medford, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  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 road could fit unto ...

  • Wildwood Recreation SiteView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Mount Hood, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  2.5 hours
    •  1.75 miles
    •  Guide

    As much an educational experience as a hiking one, this hike offers a glimpse into the Pacific Northwest world of birds, fish, plants, and water. ...

  • Tom, Dick and Harry MountainView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    • Snowshoeing  
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Cross-country skiers avoid this route because it is steep, has multiple switchbacks, and often gets rutted out. This makes it a great spot for ...

  • Powell ButteView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Portland, OR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  Guide

    Highlights: Fun singletrack in the city; nice views and good exercise. Tread: Singletrack; gravel and pavement. Hazards: Lots of hikers and ...

  • Three Sisters Loop (Backpacking)View Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Sisters, OR

    •  5-6 days
    •  55 miles
    •  Guide

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

  • Salmonberry RiverView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Enright, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  7 hours to do the whole thing
    •  16 miles
    •  Guide

    Have you ever wanted to wander off down the railroad tracks? This is your chance. The Port of Tillamook Bay allows hiking access on this (still ...

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