Oregon’s beautiful landscape is a hikers paradise and one of our favorite natural attractions in Oregon. On the Oregon Coast you can climb the hills to overlook miles of ocean and beaches. The Willamette Valley offers waterfalls, old mines, river, lakes, wildlife and beautiful scenery around every turn to keep you going another mile. In Central Oregon you can hike at the base of the cascade range or climb to the very top and feel like your on top of the world.
No matter what region you visit, Oregon offers thousands of miles of hiking trails for families as well as the most extreme outdoor enthusiast. Get out and enjoy nature and see why we love hiking in Oregon.
Some of the Best Hiking Trails In Oregon
- Smith Rock State Park Smith Rock State Park is located 20 minutes north of Redmond, Oregon. The park is one of Central Oregon‘s top attractions for hikers and climbers looking to enjoy nature at it’s finest. The drastic contrast from high desert to sheer rock faces surrounded by the Crooked River leaves visitors in awe. Trails at Smith Rock [...]
- Mt. Hood Located 50 miles east-southeast of Portland, Oregon is the majestic Mt. Hood. Home to twelve named glaciers, six ski areas, a National Historic Landmark, amazing pristine waterfalls, miles of hiking / biking trials, camping, windsurfing and awe-inspiring views . Mt. Hood has something to offer everyone and all ages. When visiting here make sure to bring along [...]
- Lava River Cave The Lave River Cave is located on U.S. Highway 97 between La Pine and Bend and is apart of the Newberry National Volcanic Monument. The cave offer a unique hike down into a mile long lava tube that is fun and educational for all ages. Lanterns are available for rent at the gate. Make sure to dress warm as the [...]
- Newberry National Volcanic Monument Newberry National Volcanic Monument is located in the Deschutes National Forest, between Sunriver and La Pine, Oregon. This is one of Oregons newest National Monuments located on 55,000 acres. Come and explore the lakes, lava lands, and the geologic features. Make sure you visit one of the 400 cinder cones, miles of basalt flows and [...]
- Pre’s Trail Pre’s Trail is located in Eugene, Oregon and runs along the north side of the Willamette River. This four mile trail is perfect for running and walking. The beautiful scenery, woodchip trail and guided signs make this a popular trail among locals looking to stretch their legs and clear there head.
- Tom McCall Nature Preserve Tom McCall Nature Preserve is located 11 miles east of Hood River, Oregon. Step away from the everyday stresses of life and rejuvenate your soul with all the beauty that surrounds you. Take in the scenery of the snow capped mountains, the winding Columbia River and the magnificent plateaus. More than 200 plant species live [...]
- Mirror Lake Trail The Mirror Lake Trail is located in the Mt. Hood National Forest just off of Hwy 26. This is one of the few hiking trails that is right off the highway and easy for all ages. Late spring, winter and early fall is the best time to go. On the weekends this trail is highly [...]
Crater Lake is located in the Umpqua National Forest, 84 miles Northeast of Medford, Oregon. Crater Lake offers majestic views, over 90 miles of hiking trails, picnic areas, a visitor center, lodging and more. In the winter, Crater Lake offers cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing. The short video takes you on a tour of Crater Lake, and a few of the surrounding sites to see in the beautiful National Park. Wizard Island, Crater Lake - Lookouts along Crater Lake provide breathtaking views of the lake. Wizard Island is a...read more
Salt Creek Falls is located 62 miles east of Eugene, Oregon and offers beautiful views, hiking trails, picnic tables and more. In the winter the area is great for cross-country skiing or snowshoeing. The short video takes you on a tour of Salt Creek Falls, the nearby trail system and the less visited Diamond Creek Falls. A view of Salt Creek Falls on a foggy October morning. Hours later it cleared up to be a beautiful day in the Willamette National Forest. Salt Creek Falls Trail - Leads from the lookout to the base of the falls,...read more