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The Best Hiking in Marion County

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

Top hiking spots in and near Marion County

  • 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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  • 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

    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

    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

    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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  • 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

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Molalla, Oregon

    Molalla River Loop

    5.97 mi / 971 ft gain
    Molalla River Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Molalla, Oregon.
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  • Molalla, Oregon

    Huckleberry, Mark's and Looney's Gate Loop

    4.0
    3.72 mi / 702 ft gain
    Huckleberry, Mark's and Looney's Gate Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Molalla, Oregon.
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  • Molalla, Oregon

    Reinstria's Trail

    2.69 mi / 623 ft gain
    Reinstria's Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Molalla, Oregon.
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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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  • Oregon City, Oregon

    Hopkins Demonstration Forest Outer Loop

    2.93 mi / 190 ft gain
    Hopkins Demonstration Forest Outer Loop is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife and is good for all skill levels located near Oregon City, Oregon.
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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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