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    Top Spots in and near Rhododendron

    • Portland, Oregon

      Hike the Wildwood Trail

      5.0
      10 mi / 450 ft gain
      Take the train to Washington Park and hike through the arboretum. This will bypass a few miles of Wildwood Trail, but you won't miss much.In the arboretum, the trail twists and turns through the trees, will smaller trails jutting off to the sides, through other groups of trees (each trail is aptl...
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    • Portland, Oregon

      Hoyt Arboretum

      1.4 mi / 148 ft gain
      Founded in 1928 to conserve endangered species and educate visitors, Hoyt Arboretum is a 190-acre park in the forest above Portland's NW area. It's only 15 minutes from downtown! There are 12+ miles of trails to explore, my favorite is the Redwood Trail that takes you through towering redwoods a...
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    • Portland, Oregon

      Photograph Downtown Portland From Pittock Mansion

      4.7
      Pittock Mansion offers a one of kind view of downtown Portland. This is a historic site that allows public access throughout the day and night. Parking is available at Pittock until 9pm but if you wish to visit the grounds after hours you can park at the bottom of the driveway, walk around the ga...
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    • Portland, Oregon

      Hike Lower Macleay Park to Pittock Mansion

      3.0
      5.3 mi / 950 ft gain
      Lower Macleay Park is one of most easily accessible trailheads in the city, especially during one of Portland’s rare snow years where even driving up to 500 feet of elevation can challenge your car. You can park within the park entrance cul-de-sac, around the intersection of Upshur St. & NW 2...
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    • Maupin, Oregon

      Fly-Fishing the Lower Deschutes River

      5.0
      Spending a day on the lower Deschutes is as rewarding as it gets for a fly-fisherman. The canyon is incredibly beautiful, and the fish are some of the most colorful and athletic you can catch.The mighty Deschutes River is a stunning, blue-ribbon river where people come to fly-fish from around the...
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    • Tualatin, Oregon

      Kayaking the Lower Tualatin River

      4.0
      The Tualatin River runs from Hagg Lake, near Forest Grove, then travels through many small towns before it empties into the Willamette River at Willamette Park.Start at the Tualatin Community Park in Tualatin and paddle down to Willamette Park in West Linn. This section offers a few miles of easy...
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    • Portland, Oregon

      Run Leif Erikson Drive

      4.7
      12.1 mi / 20 ft gain
      Leif Erikson Drive is a wide dirt road running through the heart of Forest Park that is closed to motorized vehicles…making it a magnet for those looking to add some relatively easy and scenic distance to their workouts.The road itself is nicely graded and well maintained. It has relatively good ...
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    • Detroit, Oregon

      Boca Cave & Triangulation Peak

      4.0
      4.75 mi / 1053 ft gain
      Triangulation Peak, Spire Rock and Boca Cave TH #3372 The trail starts on level ground where you travel east along the top of the ridge. There are multiple trees that have fallen across the trail making the hike quite adventurous. Some trees you'll go over and some you will need to go under. Dep...
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    • 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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    • Detroit, Oregon

      Dome Rock via the Upper Trailhead

      2.36 mi / 479 ft gain
      From Highway 22 at the Breitenbush River Bridge, in Detroit, turn north on to French Creek Rd. Drive up French Creek about 7.7 miles to the Upper TH #3379/3381 to Dome Rock and Tumble Lake. The trail can be found on the left side of the road and is easily seen after you pass it. It's best to pass...
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    • Gates, Oregon

      Natural Rock Arch

      5.0
      0.68 mi / 449 ft gain
      The Santiam Forest is well known for its many beautiful spots, but this one is fairly uncommon. It's likely you will be the only person out here. Since it's such a short hike, just about a mile round trip, you could easily make it a pit stop on your way to or from someplace else and not have to w...
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    • Detroit, Oregon

      Russell Lake via Whitewater Creek Trailhead

      4.8
      11.4 mi / 1926 ft gain
      This hike begins 7.5 miles down Whitewater Road at the Whitewater Trailhead, about 10 miles east of Detroit Lake. The road is bumpy, but can be navigated at slow speeds, even without four-wheel drive. Make sure to fill out a wilderness pass once you arrive at the trailhead. The trail is very wel...
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    • Woodburn, Oregon

      Explore the Woodburn Shoe Tulip Farm

      4.0
      The Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm is open 9am-6pm and offers the public a chance to see their 40 acres of Tulips for a limited time during the year. Their tulip fest goes from late March to early May so double check to make sure they're open before you go.For $5 a person or $20 for a car this place off...
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    • 11020 Southwest Denney Road, Oregon

      Run the Fanno Creek trail

      4 mi
      The parking lot marked is at the North end of the Fanno Creek trail, you can get on the paved path here and put on just about as many miles as you want! With the help of google maps on your phone you can follow trail hop all the way down to Tualatin! But if you're looking for a shorter workout yo...
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    • Portland, Oregon

      Run the Saltzman Road Trail

      4.5
      6 mi / 700 ft gain
      This trail is an easy out and back from either the west or east side of Forest Park. The east trailhead is off NW Skyline Blvd, on Saltzman Road, which is a dirt/gravel road like the trail. You'll park near the gates where there aren't No Parking signs up (the land around the trail at this point ...
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    • Portland, Oregon

      Run the Maple Trail Loop

      5.0
      6.2 mi
      The Maple Trail loop lies in the heart of Portland’s Forest Park, at 5,100 wooded acres, it’s the largest forested natural area within city limits in the United States. It’s packed with tons of natural variety as it winds through the park’s most heavily forested canyons. You’ll be amazed at how s...
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