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  • Rhododendron, Oregon

    Top Spots in and near Rhododendron

    • Skamania County, Washington

      Camp Forlorn Lakes & Explore Guler Ice Cave

      Camp at scenic and easily-accessible Forlorn Lakes, where the 25 campsites ($10/night) are both isolated and roomy. Sites have a picnic table and fire ring and provide access to the series of lakes, as well as the East Crater Trailhead which leads into the Indian Heaven Wilderness.Nearby, explore...
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    • Portland, Oregon

      Photograph the St. John's Bridge

      4.5
      To begin, park on North Pittsburg Ave and walk down to the river. Then, turn left and walk down the short less than a quarter mile until you see a spot where the beach is bigger than in other areas. This is an extremely good place to take photographs of the bridge, especially at night. Feel free ...
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    • Amboy, Washington

      Siouxon Trail to 14 Mile Falls

      5.0
      13.03 mi / 2310 ft gain
      When you park at the top of the trail, all you see is layers and layers of emerald trees and ground clear of any underbrush. Once on the trail, you start on a rapid decline that brings you to the first of the many streams along this hike. Cross the bridge made out of logs and head towards the ma...
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    • Portland, Oregon

      Explore Cathedral Park

      4.5
      Located right underneath the St Johns Bridge, Cathedral Park is hard to miss. It was given its name due to the Gothic looking arches that sit above the park.This is one of my personal favorite places to photograph especially if you enjoy photographing bridges. This park can be crowded or have eve...
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    • Lyle, Washington

      Rock Climb Horsethief Butte

      Located on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge heading east on highway 14 at milepost 85.  Pull into the parking lot on the right hand side of the road and the trailhead is located by the restrooms.   Be cautious on warm days because this is rattlesnake country.  There are signs poste...
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    • Portland, Oregon

      Hiking the Ridge Trail in Forest Park

      4.2
      2.75 mi
      This is a great option for a quick hike when you don't have time to get out of the city but need to satisfy your craving to get outside and escape the noise of bustling Portland. Follow Firelane 7 from the Springville Trailhead up towards Leif Erickson Drive and the Ridge Trail. There are signs a...
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    • 7444-7498 Southwest 160th Avenue, Oregon

      Bike the Westside Regional Trail

      8 mi
      Technically this trail stretches from the Tualatin Hills Nature Park, down through the west Beaverton/ Sexton Mountain area and can comfortably get you to Barrow’s park near Big Al’s. The trail from end to end comes in at just over 8 miles, so a down and back by bike can make for a good workout a...
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    • Idanha, Oregon

      Pamelia Lake Trail

      4.0
      4.37 mi / 906 ft gain
      Pamelia Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Idanha, Oregon.
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    • Idanha, Oregon

      Hike Grizzly Peak

      4.5
      10 mi
      After leaving your car at the Pamelia Lake trailhead, hike 2.3 miles along the trail following Pamelia Creek. The Grizzly Peak trailhead will be on the right just before the lake, which you should check out before or after your hike up to Grizzly Peak—there are several campsites around the lake t...
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    • Idanha, Oregon

      Hike up the South Slopes of Mount Jefferson

      15 mi / 7400 ft gain
      Set out from Pamelia Lake Trailhead through dense old growth forest. You'll see giant cedars, mixed firs and stunning mountain streams carving their way thru very green forest. After a couple miles, you'll reach Pamelia Lake. This is a great place to grab a snack, water, take photos and camp if y...
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    • Idanha, Oregon

      Hunt's Cove via Pamelia Lake Trail

      14.74 mi / 3150 ft gain
      This loop through the Pamelia Lake Limited Entry Area is one of the premier backpacking trips in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness. The trail offers sustained up-close views of Mount Jefferson and several lookout points provide panoramic views of the western Oregon Cascades. The several large back...
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    • Beaverton, Oregon

      Hike through Tualatin Hills Nature Park

      2 mi
      This is an awesome place to escape to for a workout, or just a walk through the forest! You can make it a short walk, or turn it in to 6+ miles of loops! The one main trail is paved, but it’s not hard to find some single dirt track trails branching off and wandering through the trees, it can make...
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    • Centerville, Washington

      Hike through Dalles Mountain Ranch

      4.5
      5 mi / 480 ft gain
      Just north of The Dalles lies a park most have never heard of despite it's astounding 3,338 acres in size... Columbia Hills Historical State Park. A large park comprised of many smaller ones, the outdoor lover may come here to enjoy kayaking or fishing on the 90 acre lake, rock climb the ragged o...
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    • Skamania County, Washington

      Indian Heaven to Blue Lake

      4.5
      6.71 mi / 997 ft gain
      Crowds and mosquitoes were nonexistent as we went a bit early in the season. The trails were all covered in snow, but we were able to do some way finding with a GPS and topo map. 3.5 miles in we found a dry spot next to Blue Lake and set up shop. After dropping off our gear we climbed up Gifford...
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    • Vancouver, Washington

      Kayak Vancouver Lake

      This is a lovely shallow lake for kayaking with spectacular views of Mt Hood and Mt St. Helens on clear days. It’s an ideal spot for beginners to learn water sports including, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding and swimming. There is a beach and park available for those afternoon picnics and nap...
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    • Ridgefield, Washington

      Hike Whipple Creek

      3 mi / 200 ft gain
      Each trail is well maintained and easy to navigate through the area.  All trails are either packed dirt or gravel depending on which trail you’re on. The Douglas-firs, hemlocks, ferns, Oregon grape and many other native tree and plant varieties grow in the area that make the area abound with wild...
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