Cleetwood Cove Trail at Crater Lake
The Cleetwood Cove Trail is the only legal access to the shore of Crater Lake. The trail is described as steep and strenuous although only 1.1 miles.
Paradise Park Trail on Mt. Hood
The Paradise Park Trail climbs a forested ridge above the north side of the Zigzag River eventually accessing the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. It can be accessed from Timberline Lodge.
Angel’s Rest Trail in the Columbia River Gorge
Angel’s Rest Trail climbs uphill 2.4 miles one-way. It’s only a 45 minute drive from Portland, making it a popular weekend hiking spot in the Gorge.
Broken Top Trail in Bend
Broken Top Trail in Bend enters the Three Sisters Wilderness shortly after leaving the trailhead. The hike is about 3 miles long.
Hiking up Neahkahnie Mountain is a popular way to see the Oregon Coast Range. It’s 8 miles long and considered moderately difficult.
Silver Falls State Park
Silver Falls State Park is an Oregon State Park with trails and waterfalls. The loop to Silver Falls is 7.2 miles and considered moderate.
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