The Best Snowshoeing in Portland

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

Top snowshoeing spots in and near Portland

  • Cascade Locks, Oregon

    Hike to Upper McCord Creek Falls

    4.7
    2.2 mi / 400 ft gain
    Starting at the John B Yeon Trailhead parking lot, begin to walk into the forest. After a little more than a quarter mile, you will see a fork in the road, with one way leading to Elowah Falls, and the other way leading to Upper McCord Creek Falls. Take the trail leading to Upper McCord Creek. Th...
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  • Mount Hood Village, Oregon

    Huckleberry Mountain Trail

    11.02 mi / 3159 ft gain
    Huckleberry Mountain Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Welches, Oregon.
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  • Cascade Locks, Oregon

    Backpack the Mark. O Hatfield Wilderness Via Eagle Creek

    1.0
    26 mi / 2300 ft gain
    This is a somewhat incomplete report because we did not venture too far into the Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness. The sky had been threatening us with rain for the duration of our hike along Eagle Creek and we did not want to push our luck too far since we were hoping for an early start on our drive ...
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  • Rhododendron, Oregon

    Cool Creek Trail to Devil's Peak

    6.46 mi / 3110 ft gain
    Cool Creek Trail to Devil's Peak is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Government Camp, Oregon.
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  • Rhododendron, Oregon

    Burnt Lake Trail

    7.03 mi / 1453 ft gain
    Burnt Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near hododendron, Oregon.
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  • Mount Hood, Oregon

    Hike the Timberline Loop Trail via the Top Spur Trail

    4.0
    2 mi / 700 ft gain
    Starting at the parking area, cross the dirt road to start hiking up from the Top Spur Trailhead. In 0.4 miles you will reach the Pacific Crest Trail intersection, take a right onto the Pacific Crest Trail. In a couple hundred feet you will reach a larger intersection of a bunch of different trai...
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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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  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Government Camp to Enid Lake Loop via Maggie's Tie

    2.48 mi / 302 ft gain
    Government Camp to Enid Lake Loop via Maggie's Tie is a loop trail that takes you by a lake and is good for all skill levels located near Government Camp, Oregon.
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  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Glade Trail

    6.35 mi / 2159 ft gain
    Glade Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Government Camp, Oregon.
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  • Mount Hood, Oregon

    Snowshoe to Silcox Hut

    2.7 mi / 1000 ft gain
    Starting out at 6,000 feet elevation at Timberline lodge and climb approximately 1 mile with 1,000 foot elevation gain or you can take the mountaineering trail for a round trip of approximately 2.7 miles. For the out and back trail go behind the lodge and follow the Otto Lang trail which may be e...
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  • Cougar, Washington

    Summit Mount St. Helens via Worm Flows

    4.9
    10.8 mi / 5700 ft gain
    The Worm Flow Route, starting at Marble Mountain Sno Park, is the most direct winter route up to the summit. You'll start at around 2,700 feet and begin a steady walk along the trail for 2 miles. Although the trail is fairly well marked well above the snow, you'll want to pay attention to the arr...
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  • Cougar, Washington

    Hike/Snowshoe to June Lake, WA

    5.0
    5.25 mi / 1000 ft gain
    In the winter you will need to start at Marble Mt. Snowpark and purchase a snow park permit. The hike starts here on the eastern side. Follow the Pine Ski Trail for about 1 mile along NF-83 Road. Then follow the June lake Trailhead up to June lake for about 1.5 miles. You will come to June lake a...
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  • Government Camp, Oregon

    Climb the Mt. Hood Summit

    4.7
    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

    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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  • 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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