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    Top Spots in and near Multnomah County

    • Government Camp, Oregon

      Mirror Lake Trail

      4.5
      4.09 mi / 810 ft gain
      I was out doing the Ramona Falls hike, and I decided that I needed to find a lake that provided me with a great view of Mt Hood. My first stop was Trillium Lake, but with that being a “drive up” lake, there were tons of people. Tons of people only means one thing…turbulent waters! As I was dr...
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    • Timber, Oregon

      Hike the Upper Salmonberry River Trail

      4.1
      12.5 mi / 1600 ft gain
      If you are craving adventure and exploration in a unique hiking setting, then you have come to the right place! This is a hike where every time you turn a corner your eyes light up with excitement and your imagination runs wild. Be forewarned though…if you fear cold, dark, and creepy abandoned tr...
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    • 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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    • Government Camp, Oregon

      Snowshoe Tom, Dick, and Harry

      5.0
      8 mi / 1710 ft gain
      Your day of adventure will start at the Skibowl West parking lot. Unfortunately, due to snowplowing, the roadside parking to the Mirror Lake trailhead is covered in snow. If you are doing this hike in the summer, be sure to check out this adventure: Climb Tock, Dick, and Harry Mountain!After you ...
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    • Stevenson, Washington

      Hike Wind Mountain

      5.0
      2.5 mi / 1171 ft gain
      Once you reach the parking lot, walk down the hill and find the trail head, which is easily seen as it is marked. Begin your trek up the trail. The way up is pretty much all uphill, and is a great workout for the legs.You will walk through forests and over many rocks on the way up. As soon as you...
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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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    • Tillamook, Oregon

      Wilson River Trail

      3.0
      18.58 mi / 4879 ft gain
      This long trail provides hikers with great views of the corridor in the Coast Range. As the trail follows public land for the most part, there are a couple sections with steady elevation gains to avoid private land: near Lees Camp and Ryan Creek. Although the trail receives some of the most rain...
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    • Clackamas County, Oregon

      Bagby Hot Springs

      4.3
      2.91 mi / 397 ft gain
      Bagby Hot Springs is actually a set of amazing bathhouses nestled in the forest outside of Estacada. They are one of Oregon’s most poplar hot springs, and for good reason. The hike into the hot springs is easy and quite scenic. You’ll cross a bridge over Nohorn Creek and follow the Hot Springs Fo...
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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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    • Carson, Washington

      Panther Creek Falls

      4.6
      0.64 mi / 180 ft gain
      This hidden beauty is just north of Carson, Washington. Watch for Panther Creek campground signs and follow the twisting road about 7 miles to a rock quarry and park there. The trail begins just off the road about 50 yards back - keep an eye out for signs for the trailhead and listen for the fall...
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    • Drake Crossing, Oregon

      Trail of Ten Falls Loop

      4.7
      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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    • 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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    • Government Camp, Oregon

      Hike Paradise Park

      5.0
      12 mi / 2300 ft gain
      The hike begins at Timberline Lodge, which sits on Mount Hood at 6,000 feet of elevation. Find the Timberline trail behind the lodge by following any of the maze of trails heading east and you will be on your way! After 1.2 miles, you reach Little Zigzag Canyon where you will descend approximatel...
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    • Government Camp, Oregon

      Climb to Mt. Hood's Illumination Rock

      5.0
      6 mi / 3600 ft gain
      The Pacific Northwest has an abundance of beautiful, technical and fun Alpine ascents.  For those looking to feel the rush of mountaineering but not wanting to push for a summit attempt, Illumination Rock on the southwest ridge of Mt Hood, offers a beautiful way to spend an afternoon or potential...
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    • Government Camp, Oregon

      Snowshoe to the top of Mount Hood's Palmer Ski Lift

      4 mi / 2560 ft gain
      Ending just a few thousand feet shy of the mountain top, Palmer Lift doesn't start operating until most ski resorts are nearing their close. This leaves most of the mountain nearly uninhabited and ideal for exploring with close up views of the complex summit above and well into Oregon down below....
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    • Government Camp, Oregon

      Photograph the Wildflowers at Timberline Lodge

      4.0
      From the mount hood scenic byway in Government Camp, Oregon turn on the road that heads up to the Timberline Lodge. Follow that road to the end and park in the lot all the way at the top. In the ski season you need a pass to park there, but if you go in June, July, Or August (aka when the wildflo...
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