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  • Lebanon, Oregon

    Hike McDowell Creek County Park

    4.9
    GPS coordinates Lat: 44.46389 Long: -122.68278Exit off I-5 in Albany onto Highway 20 and proceed for approximately 20 miles to McDowell Creek Road and turn left, follow McDowell Creek Road - watching for signs for the park - for about 6 ½ miles, to the first of three parking areas within the park...
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  • Cascadia, Oregon

    Hike to Soda Creek Falls

    5.0
    1.5 mi / 370 ft gain
    Soda Creek Falls flows 150 feet down a curvy basalt rock groove at Cascadia State Park. The trail follows Soda Creek through a lush Oregon rain forest. The site was a former hotel and health spa with the mineral water from the creek as the main attraction. The park has a small campground, and pic...
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  • Corvallis, Oregon

    Explore the Finley Wildlife Refuge

    4.3
    Starting at the visitor center, the trail begins west heading into the forest where you’ll only gain around a couple hundred feet of elevation. While you are hiking on this trail you are surrounded by conifer trees, little open areas of sitting water, and look outs that are hidden within the trai...
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  • Dorena, Oregon

    Hike to Spirit, Moon, and Pinard Falls

    4.2
    2.8 mi / 630 ft gain
    Spirit Falls is the first stop on this adventure. From the parking pull-out walk a short distance of 0.4 miles to the 40 foot fan falls. Don't let the small size deter you, this is a pretty little falls, with a lovely stroll through an old growth forest and beautiful little trilliums. There is a ...
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  • Monroe, Oregon

    Alsea Falls and Green Peak Falls

    4.3
    2.4 mi / 269 ft gain
    This is a great and easy day hike that features two waterfalls - Alsea Falls and Green Peak Falls - amid beautiful Oregon Coast Range scenery. This hike is perfect for a family trip as the trail is dog-friendly, the Alsea River serves as a swimming hole on hot days, and there is a picnic area jus...
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  • Blachly, Oregon

    Triangle Lake Rock Slides and Lake Creek Falls

    4.7
    Stay cool on a hot summer day with a natural rock water slide, multiple swimming hole areas, and multiple waterfalls. This is perfect for relaxing in the sun! The sign for the parking area is upstream of the falls. There is a store across from the lake if you need any last minute food and drinks...
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  • Foster, Oregon

    Iron Mountain

    4.7
    1.79 mi / 610 ft gain
    Getting There There are a couple of different routes to the summit of Iron Mountain. This adventure article focuses on the shorter but more strenuous hike to the summit of Iron Mountain. To get there, drive to the upper trailhead (Trail # 3389) via Highway 20. Take Forest Service Road (FSR) 035 ...
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  • Linn County, Oregon

    Tamolitch Blue Pool

    5.0
    3.56 mi / 253 ft gain
    The hike out to Tamolitch Pool, or "Blue Pool," is 2 miles each way and follows the McKenzie River to a lava flow pool. Off Highway 126 14 miles east of McKenzie Bridge, turning into the Trailbridge Campground, drive right 1/3 of a mile to the trailhead. The trail is relatively flat, which gives ...
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  • Sisters, Oregon

    Sahalie and Koosah Falls Loop

    4.8
    2.42 mi / 545 ft gain
    This loop might be on the shorter side, but the hike is more than worth it for the scenery. Start at Sahalie Falls, a 100-foot tall waterfall pouring into the river below and covering the moss-covered valley with cool mist. Continue down the trail, walking past the 70-foot Koosah Falls, and finis...
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  • Sisters, Oregon

    Hike around Clear Lake

    4.7
    4 mi
    Once you arrive at Clear Lake, I suggest to start the relatively flat hike around the lake. You'll walk through a beautiful forest with peek-a-boo views of the stunning lake. The hike around the full lake may take a few hours, so if you're not staying the night, make sure you have enough time to ...
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  • 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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  • Foster, Oregon

    Hike the Middle Pyramid

    4.5
    The Three Pyramids, half as tall as the better-known Three Sisters, are beautiful U-shaped glacial valleys, remnants of the Ice Age.To reach the top of Middle Pyramid, leave from the #3380 trailhead at the west end of the parking area. Early on there is a creek crossing (the bridge was still wash...
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  • Lane County, Oregon

    Substitute Point via Foley Ridge Trail

    9.75 mi / 1900 ft gain
    This is a viewless hike until you reach Substitute Point. You are then rewarded with an amazing view. From the trailhead (#3511) you will travel 4.3 miles on an unmaintained trail into the Three Sisters Wilderness to the junction of Substitute Point. The trail has lots of fallen trees you must c...
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  • Lane County, Oregon

    Proxy Falls

    5.0
    1.51 mi / 374 ft gain
    This is one of the most amazing waterfalls in Oregon. The size is unbelievable – especially when you’re standing right underneath it, which I would recommend anyone to do (just be prepared for a misty shower) The hike is Easy! It’s only about 2 miles round trip. I remember going here when I was ...
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  • Lane County, Oregon

    Hike to Linton Falls

    4.5
    Hiking to Linton Falls accounts for the two larger waterfalls on the cascading Linton Creek. The hike begins at the trailhead to Linton Lake, off the Mackenzie Pass Highway (242) about 8 miles east from the junction with Highway 126.The first 1.5 miles of the trail to Linton Lake is relatively ea...
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  • Sisters, Oregon

    Snowshoe to the Mountain View Shelter

    5.0
    4 mi / 500 ft gain
    A short hike from the sno-park, the snow shelter is within an hour's reach of the trailhead. Make sure to print a trail map of the area's routes ahead of time, or take a picture of the map provided in the parking lot, as the network of trails can get you a little lost.From the parking lot, make s...
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