Philomath, Oregon

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Top Hiking Spots in and near Philomath

  • Corvallis, Oregon

    Hike Bald Hill

    4.0
    2.7 mi / 452 ft gain
    This is a short hike on the outskirts of Corvallis.  It's a popular hiking/trail running destination. There are several vantage points that overlook the city of Corvallis and Willamette Valley.  It's a great place to visit if you want to do a short hike in the town of Corvallis.
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  • Corvallis, Oregon

    Hike the Fitton Green Natural Area Trail

    5.0
    5 mi / 1190 ft gain
    This is a moderately trafficked trail near Corvallis, OR.  It is great for rainy days as much of the trail is paved or has gravel.  It is a popular spot for mountain bikers and hikers alike.  Some parts of the trail have little shade.  There are amazing views of the tall grassy hills and the town...
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  • Corvallis, Oregon

    Hike Woodland Meadow Park Loop

    0.5 mi / 59 ft gain
    This trail is perfect for jogging or walking, with your pup!  The loop is located near a popular dog park in Corvallis, and so can get crowded in the evenings after work.  There is ample room for you dog and you to get out and enjoy nature.
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  • Corvallis, Oregon

    McCulloch Peak Loop

    5.0
    7.17 mi / 1719 ft gain
    McCulloch Peak Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Corvallis, Oregon.
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  • Corvallis, Oregon

    Baker Creek Loop

    9.42 mi / 1936 ft gain
    Baker Creek Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Adair Village, Oregon.
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  • Corvallis, Oregon

    Dimple Hill Via Patterson Road 600

    4.86 mi / 715 ft gain
    Dimple Hill Via Patterson Road 600 is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Corvallis, Oregon.
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  • Corvallis, Oregon

    Lewisburg Saddle Upper Horse Trail Loop

    4.5
    3.17 mi / 630 ft gain
    Lewisburg Saddle Upper Horse Trail Loop is a loop trail in McDonald-Dunn Forest located near Adair Village, Oregon. The trail is dog, horse, and Mountain Bike friendly. If bringing your pup, please be sure to keep in on-leash with horses and other wildlife potentially on the trail.  The loop sin...
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  • Corvallis, Oregon

    Vineyard Mountain Loop

    3.36 mi / 505 ft gain
    Vineyard Mountain Loop is a loop trail located near Corvallis, Oregon.
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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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  • Corvallis, Oregon

    420, 300, and 400 Trails Loop

    4.0
    6.64 mi / 1043 ft gain
    420, 300, and 400 Trails Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Corvallis, Oregon.
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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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  • Sweet Home, Oregon

    Horse Rock Ridge Research Natural Area

    5.0
    3.74 mi / 951 ft gain
    Horse Rock Ridge Research Natural Area in Sweet Home, Oregon, offers a unique hiking trail that spans approximately 3.74 miles. The trail is moderately difficult, with an elevation gain of 951 feet, making it suitable for intermediate hikers. The trail begins in a dense forest of Douglas fir and ...
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  • Polk County, Oregon

    Walk the Valley of the Giants

    5.0
    From the parking area, the Valley of the Giants trail crosses the Siletz River and passes a tranquil picnic spot before beginning a 1.3 miles loop trail through some of Oregon's oldest and largest Doug Fir trees. Many reach 500 years in age and heights exceeding 200 feet. In fall, vine maples exp...
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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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  • Otis, Oregon

    Hike to Drift Creek Falls

    4.9
    3.5 mi / 490 ft gain
    This hike down to Drift Creek Falls is more of an easy stroll. But before you reach the trail head, if coming from the north, make sure to stop at Oregon's oldest covered bridge off Bear Creek Rd.The trail head to Drift Creek Falls will be farther south on Bear Creek Rd where you will branch off ...
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