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The Best Backpacking in Maupin

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

Top backpacking spots in and near Maupin

  • Tygh Valley, Oregon

    Tygh Creek Trail

    12.68 mi / 3340 ft gain
    Tygh Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Dufur, Oregon.
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  • Dufur, Oregon

    Flag Point

    8.59 mi / 1765 ft gain
    Flag Point is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Dufur, Oregon.
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  • Mount Hood, Oregon

    Elk Meadows South Trail

    5.55 mi / 1184 ft gain
    Elk Meadows South Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Mount Hood Parkdale, Oregon.
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  • Hood River County, Oregon

    Camp at Elk Meadows

    4.5
    4.5 mi / 1200 ft gain
    This is a great trip for those who are new to backpacking. The hike to the quiet, peaceful Elk Meadows is relatively short, but the Newton Creek crossing presents enough difficulty to make this a fun and challenging adventure.Start at the Hood River Meadows Trailhead parking lot. Though there are...
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  • Mount Hood, Oregon

    Elk Meadows Loop

    14.07 mi / 3219 ft gain
    Elk Meadows Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Mount Hood Parkdale, Oregon.
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  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Barlow Pass to Upper Twin Lake via PCT

    7.02 mi / 912 ft gain
    Barlow Pass to Upper Twin Lake via PCT is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Mount Hood Parkdale, Oregon.
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  • Mount Hood, Oregon

    Snowshoe to the Tilly Jane A-Frame

    5.0
    2.7 mi / 1900 ft gain
    Built in the 1930's, the Tilly Jane A-Frame sits on the North side of Mount Hood at around 6,000ft. The cabin is very popular during winter months as it is located only 1,000ft below the tree line and offers beautiful snowshoeing, hiking, skiing and snowboarding opportunities, yet is also a popul...
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  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Lower & Upper Twin Lakes via PCT

    5.77 mi / 974 ft gain
    Lower & Upper Twin Lakes via PCT is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Government Camp, Oregon.
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  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Twin Lake South via Twin Lakes Trail

    4.13 mi / 797 ft gain
    Twin Lake South via Twin Lakes Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Government Camp, Oregon.
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  • Clackamas County, Oregon

    Timberline Trail: Timberline Lodge to Ramona Falls

    29.12 mi / 5883 ft gain
    Timberline Trail: Timberline Lodge to Ramona Falls is a point-to-point trail where you may see local wildlife located near Government Camp, Oregon.
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  • Mount Hood, Oregon

    Timberline Trail Around Mount Hood

    40.05 mi / 10236 ft gain
    Timberline Trail Around Mount Hood is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Government Camp, Oregon.
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  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Climb the Mt. Hood Summit

    4.8
    7 mi / 5239 ft gain
    Starting at 6,000 ft of elevation at Timberline Lodge, start your climb up the south side of Mt. Hood. If you head out at noon, in 6 hours you can make it about an hour past the last ski lift, called Palmer, where you can set up camp for the night. You may need to dig out a flat spot for your ten...
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  • Maupin, Oregon

    Little Crater Lake via PCT and Old 1916 Trail Loop

    10.95 mi / 1414 ft gain
    Little Crater Lake via PCT and Old 1916 Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Welches, Oregon.
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  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Veda Lake Trail

    4.0
    2.5 mi / 748 ft gain
    This hike starts at the Fir Tree Trailhead and is an out and back 2.8 mile round trip. It's short, but there's 660 feet of elevation gain. To start, you climb steeply then it's an easy hike to a beautiful viewpoint overlooking the lake. The trail descends via switchbacks down to the lake for the ...
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  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Tom Dick and Harry Mountain

    5.0
    8.28 mi / 1726 ft gain
    Looking to score those iconic photos of Mt. Hood? Climb the well-graded trail to Tom Dick and Harry Mountain, one of the most accessible summit hikes to Portlanders, and see where they were all taken. Starting from the busy Mirror Lake Trailhead, climb roughly 900 feet and 1.5 miles to Mirror La...
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  • Mount Hood, Oregon

    McNeil Point via Top Spur Trailhead

    4.9
    7.17 mi / 2428 ft gain
    The hike to McNeil Point begins at Top Spur Trailhead, in the Mt. Hood National Wilderness. Follow signs for McNeil Point along the Pacific Crest and Timberline Trails heading north. Though there are numerous camping opportunities along the way (most of the route follows the PCT), an old stone s...
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