This large regional park is located at the confluence of the East Fork of the Lewis River and Big Tree Creek, and boasts two gorgeous waterfalls and an arch bridge more than three stories high.
Situated along the scenic Clackamas River, McIver State Park is only 45 minutes from Portland. Within this little-known gem, you can spend a day or a week exploring the river, forest and fields.
Just 31 miles west of Portland, the park offers camping, picnicking and hiking. Explore more than 20 miles of trails.
This lush 120-acre regional park is located on the Columbia River about two miles west of Vancouver Lake Regional Park, and features a wide variety of outdoor recreation opportunities -- including beach volleyball, several playgrounds, water access for paddlers, picnic facilities, and wildlife viewing on the river.
An abundance of wildlife can be found in Forest Park — the largest urban park in the country. Forest Park's extensive system of trails, fire lanes and roads provide excellent opportunities for hiking, walking, running, and simply escaping the urban atmosphere.
Captain William Clark Regional Park features swimming, multi-use trails, restrooms, historic interpretive elements, and picnic shelters.
Located only minutes from downtown Portland, Tryon Creek State Natural Area is Oregon's only state park within a major metropolitan area and features weekly guided hikes, wildlife classes and seasonal highlights.
Tillamook State Forest offers trail opportunities for hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians. The non-motorized trail network winds through the Coast Range, providing visitors with opportunities to travel along rivers, through open forests, and up to scenic vistas on craggy peaks.
The Tarbell trail is a 24.75 mile loop that connects recreation sites and scenic viewpoints in the Yacolt Burn Recreation area.
The Table Rock Wilderness is a small 'pocket' of wilderness near Molalla, Oregon. It is a high point in the deeply eroded basaltic landscape of the ancient (20 million year old) Western Cascade Range. It is surrounded by heavily logged and scarred BLM forest lands. A road nearly encircles the wilderness (with some areas impassable due to slides), giving easy access from the South via challenging trails, or the North via more moderate trails. The roads get you to about 1200 vertical feet and 4 miles of hiking of the summit.