One of the most complete sections of the Westside trail in the region, part of a north south corridor.
Stretching from Portland’s Rocky Butte southward to the Clackamas River, a group of extinct volcanoes and lava domes lend unique geographic character to the region’s east side, providing important wildlife habitat and panoramic vistas.
Mt Tabor is a very popular destination and features expansive views of downtown Portland, picnic areas, a dog off-leash area, natural surface and paved paths, a playground, a performance stage, and tennis, volleyball and basketball courts.
Located twenty miles east of the city of Portland, Oregon, and the northern Willamette River valley, the Mt. Hood National Forest extends south from the strikingly beautiful Columbia River Gorge across more than sixty miles of forested mountains, lakes and streams to Olallie Scenic Area, a high lake basin under the slopes of Mt. Jefferson. Visitors enjoy fishing, camping, boating and hiking in the summer, hunting in the fall, and skiing and other snow sports in the winter.
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.
Soft-surface paths meander through the woods at this unimproved natural area.
The trail from this park leads north to connect with the Rock Creek Trail.
Activities at Molalla River State Park include picnicking, boating, fishing, and wildlife watching. Walking trails meander along the Willamette, through the park's different habitats.
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.