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The Best Hiking in Lyons

Looking for the best hiking in Lyons? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Lyons. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Lyons

  • Stayton, Oregon

    Shellburg Falls

    3.2
    3.7 mi / 520 ft gain
    This hike is currently closed due to fire damage. Please check the Oregon.gov website or the call the Oregon Department of Forestry (503-859-4344) for updates.  The hike, including the initial 1.25 mile gravel road to the trailhead, is easy to complete within 1-2 hours and only requires a modera...
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  • Silverton, Oregon

    South Silver Falls

    2.14 mi / 361 ft gain
    South Silver Falls is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Silverton, Oregon.
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  • Silverton, Oregon

    Winter Falls and Upper North Falls via Rim Trail

    5.34 mi / 676 ft gain
    Winter Falls and Upper North Falls via Rim Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Sublimity, Oregon.
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  • Silverton, Oregon

    South Falls via Canyon Trail

    0.87 mi / 226 ft gain
    South Falls via Canyon Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Silverton, Oregon.
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  • Drake Crossing, Oregon

    Trail of Ten Falls Loop

    4.6
    7.16 mi / 1178 ft gain
    The unique feature of South Falls, Lower South Falls, and Middle North Falls are the paths that pass behind the falls providing an amazing visual and auditory experience; however, be sure to have a good bag for your equipment to avoid water damage and a decent jacket (preferably water-resistant)....
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  • Silverton, Oregon

    Camp in Silver Falls State Park

    4.6
    8.7 mi / 1300 ft gain
    If you're thinking of hiking the Trail of Ten Falls Loop and staying overnight, there are 42 tent campsites (available from April – Oct) as well as 14 rustic cabins. With multiple beds, heat, electricity, a covered porch, and a small fridge, they provide the perfect respite after a long day of ex...
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  • Silverton, Oregon

    Perimeter, Rackett Ridge, and Rim Trail Loop

    9.16 mi / 1522 ft gain
    Perimeter, Rackett Ridge, and Rim Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Sublimity, Oregon.
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  • Silverton, Oregon

    North Falls, Winter Falls and Twin Falls via Canyon and Rim Trails

    3 mi / 545 ft gain
    North Falls, Winter Falls and Twin Falls via Canyon and Rim Trails is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Silverton, Oregon.
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  • Silverton, Oregon

    Upper North Falls

    0.65 mi / 138 ft gain
    Upper North Falls is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Silverton, Oregon.
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  • Silverton, Oregon

    Short Hike to Abiqua Falls

    4.9
    1 mi / 180 ft gain
    This trail is unmarked and a little rough and rugged. The land is privately owned by Mount Angel Abbey, but they don't appear to have problems with courteous hikers. Walking out of the parking area back up the road in the direction you came from, you’ll pass one dirt trail right at the ending of ...
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  • Scotts Mills, Oregon

    Short Hike to Upper Butte Creek Falls

    4.0
    0.6 mi / 100 ft gain
    From Scott Mills Follow Crooked Finger RD NE for 13.3 Miles to the Upper Butte Creek Trailhead. The last 2-3 miles or so is gravel road with some potholes but most cars shouldn't have a problem.The path down to the falls starts near the bathrooms. A short .3 mile walk on a few switchbacks and y...
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  • Lyons, Oregon

    Hike to Henline Falls

    5.0
    2 mi
    The trail is a washed out, old mining road making its way through a lush forest with a mix of ferns, moss covered trees, and towering Douglas Firs with trees blown over from wind storms lining both sides of the trail. I call those Big Foot traps. The trail comes to a fork, stay to the left you ar...
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  • Gates, Oregon

    Hike Natural Rock Arch Trail

    5.0
    0.6 mi / 460 ft gain
    The Santiam Forest is well known for its many beautiful spots, but this one is fairly uncommon. It's likely you will be the only person out here. Since it's such a short hike, just about a mile round trip, you could easily make it a pit stop on your way to or from someplace else and not have to w...
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  • Lyons, Oregon

    Backpack the Opal Creek Wilderness

    11.5 mi / 900 ft gain
    On Saturday, I slid into the backseat alongside weekend belongings crammed in the car trunk. Backpacks with patches and streaks of dust. Bags of food that could be cooked over the flames of a fire.We drove south on the 5, leaving Portland and crossing through Salem, as Lake Street Dive albums pla...
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  • Lyons, Oregon

    Hike to the Opal Creek Pools

    4.6
    7 mi
    The Opal Creek pools are a wonderful place to visit year-round, but they’re a true oasis on a hot summer day. With a variety of rock outcroppings and ledges to jump off of, and plenty of room to spread out for a picnic, this is a summertime magnet.Accessing the pools is a gift in and of itself – ...
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  • Gates, Oregon

    Opal Creek to Cedar Flats

    9.46 mi / 994 ft gain
    Opal Creek to Cedar Flats is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Lyons, Oregon.
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