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    Top Spots in and near Cascade Locks

    • Ariel, Washington

      Fly Fish Merrill Lake

      1 mi / 100 ft gain
      Surrounded by old growth forest, Merrill Lake near Cougar, Washington is the perfect little gem to get in some late summer, mid-elevation mountain lake fishing. The morning and evening hatches are known state wide for the size of fish they attract. There are stories of Eagles even stealing trout ...
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    • Portland, Oregon

      Mount Tabor Park

      4.3
      Sitting 400 feet above the city with views of Mt. Hood and Portland doesn't sound to bad right?? Mount Tabor is located in Southeast Portland and is a once active volcano. There are 196 acres of park for you to explore. In order to photograph the best pictures of Mt. Hood I highly suggest gettin...
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    • Clackamas County, Oregon

      Little Crater Lake to Timothy Lake Campground

      3.42 mi / 338 ft gain
      Little Crater Lake to Timothy Lake Campground is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Government Camp, Oregon.
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    • Yakima County, Washington

      Mount Adams Circumambulation

      35.1 mi / 8881 ft gain
      ***Before you go on this trek, give the Yakama Nation a call and talk to a Ranger to make sure the trail is open to backpackers or hikers.*** 1-509-865-5121 or 1-509-395-3402 There are a few places you can start this adventure, but starting from the South Climb Trail Head and Cold Spring Campgrou...
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    • Skamania County, Washington

      Hike to the Summit of Mount Adams via South Climb

      5.0
      12 mi / 6700 ft gain
      Start by checking in at the Trout Lake Ranger station to pick up a Cascade Volcanoes pass for $10-$15. Continue the South Climb trailhead at the Cloud Cap Campground. Some hikers overnight here for an early start the next day.Sign out a wilderness permit at the trailhead and follow the South Clim...
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    • Skamania County, Washington

      Backpack around Mount Adams

      1.0
      32 mi / 7000 ft gain
      Under 2 hours from Portland, Mount Adams sees a sizable crowd of visitors - but get beyond the first mile of the South Climb trail, and you're unlikely to encounter another person until you circle around all the way to the PCT.  This loop around the mountain doesn't put you quite as high up as th...
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    • Woodland, Washington

      Explore the Cedar Grist Mill

      3.6
      After parking in the lot near the mill, walk across the bridge. This is the first good viewpoint for photography. Next, I recommend walking under the bridge, this is my favorite spot for taking photos. The whole area is free to walk around, you can even walk in the mill and then walk up stream do...
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    • Lyle, Washington

      Rock Climb Horsethief Butte

      Located on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge heading east on highway 14 at milepost 85.  Pull into the parking lot on the right hand side of the road and the trailhead is located by the restrooms.   Be cautious on warm days because this is rattlesnake country.  There are signs poste...
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    • Clackamas County, Oregon

      Bike the Timothy Lake Trail

      4.5
      15 mi
      Located about 2 hours outside of Portland, Timothy lake is a great home base to adventure from. It has many campgrounds, lots of lake access and great loop around the lake that is open to both hiking and Mt biking. While the hiking loop is 13 miles, the Mt. bike loop is 15 since you need to make ...
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    • Centerville, Washington

      Hike through Dalles Mountain Ranch

      4.5
      5 mi / 480 ft gain
      Just north of The Dalles lies a park most have never heard of despite it's astounding 3,338 acres in size... Columbia Hills Historical State Park. A large park comprised of many smaller ones, the outdoor lover may come here to enjoy kayaking or fishing on the 90 acre lake, rock climb the ragged o...
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    • Clackamas County, Oregon

      Camp at Timothy Lake

      4.5
      Timothy Lake is one very large, man-made lake in the heart of Mt. Hood National Forest, and can be considered one of the best summer camping spots in the area. With more than ten campgrounds to choose from, this area can accommodate almost every type of camping possible - everything from cabin re...
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    • Ridgefield, Washington

      Hike Whipple Creek

      3 mi / 200 ft gain
      Each trail is well maintained and easy to navigate through the area.  All trails are either packed dirt or gravel depending on which trail you’re on. The Douglas-firs, hemlocks, ferns, Oregon grape and many other native tree and plant varieties grow in the area that make the area abound with wild...
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    • Portland, Oregon

      Night Photography at the OMSI Dock

      4.5
      Starting at OMSI, walk towards the Hawthorne bridge, and away from the Tillicum bridge. After about a tenth of a mile, you will see a dock and the Hawthorne bridge. Walk down on the dock, or take pictures from above. For added adventure, walk under the Hawthorne bridge and take pictures from the ...
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    • Portland, Oregon

      Run Along Waterfront Park

      4.5
      Looking for a quick run along the water in the heart of Portland? Look no further. This relatively flat 2.6 mile loop runs right along the Willamette and features great views of the city’s bridges, river, the downtown skyline, and all of the fun people enjoying this urban park. From the Salmon St...
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    • Portland, Oregon

      Run Springwater Corridor Trail

      4.0
      7 mi / 50 ft gain
      Springwater Corridor is a 40-mile paved trail that stretches from downtown Portland all the way to Boring. This trail is wide, virtually flat, and yes, paved - but there is a clear manmade path on the dirt shoulders that's friendlier to knees. Any given day, you'll see dozens of cyclists and pede...
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    • Estacada, Oregon

      Raft the Wild and Scenic Clackamas River

      5.0
      The Wild and Scenic Clackamas River above the North Fork Reservoir is a great destination for paddlers and only about an hour drive from downtown Portland. This popular 13.5 mile section of river lies within the Mt. Hood National Forest and offers continuous class II-III boating with a little cla...
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