Hikes in Oregon

Oregon is a state with immense outdoor beauty. There are dense fern-covered forests, volcanic buttes, and gushing waterfalls. To see some of the state’s finest falls, head to the Columbia River Gorge east of Portland.

Latourell FallsLatourell Falls Trail
This 2.3-mile loop explores a canyon with two beautiful waterfalls, attaining great views of both.
Multnomah FallsMultnomah Falls
This 0.4 to 13.6-mile hike visits Oregon’s tallest (and probably most visited) waterfall, offering something to hikers of all abilities.
Spencer Butte EugeneSpencer Butte
This 5.2-mile hike crosses a fern-covered forest to reach the crown of Spencer Butte where there are panoramic views to enjoy.
Wahclella FallsWahclella Falls
This 2-mile visits a sublime waterfall in the Columbia River Gorge.

Oregon Grapes
Oregon Grapes are the state flower of Oregon

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Spencer Butte Hike Eugene Oregon Ridgeline Trail Spencer Butte Summit
Spencer Butte rises high above the south end of the Willamette Valley near Eugene, Oregon. A 5.2-mile round trip hike to the mountaintop crosses through a lush forest covered in ferns and ascends to a nearly treeless 2,060-foot summit where there are round-the-compass views over Lane County's bucolic valleys and evergreen-covered hills. The woodland walk at the start is... Read more.
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Distance: 5.2 miles – Elevation change: 1100 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: February 18, 2015
Latourell Falls Trail Waterfall hike Columbia River Gorge Talbot State Park Oregon Lower Latourell Falls loop trail to Upper Latourell Falls
Latourell Falls is a stunning waterfalls tumbling into the Columbia River Gorge east of Portland. More precisely, there are two waterfalls on Latourell Creek totaling 359 feet of falls. Lower Latourell Falls is a beautiful 225-foot single drop waterfall that can be seen right from the trailhead along Historic Columbia River Highway. Further up the canyon is Upper... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: February 18, 2015
Wahclella Falls Trail Waterfall hike Portland Oregon Columbia River Gorge Tanner Creek Falls
If you were designing a landscape just for waterfalls, you would end up with something not unlike the Columbia River Gorge. Dozens of waterfalls spill from the basalt cliffs in this region. The abundance of water creates mossy natural retreats that could barely be matched even if you were designing a landscape from scratch. Multnomah Falls is the tallest waterfall in... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: February 18, 2015
Multnomah Falls Trail Waterfall hike Portland Oregon Columbia River Gorge
At 620 feet, Multnomah Falls is the tallest waterfall in Oregon, and the second tallest year-round waterfalls in the United States. The waterfall is grand, beautiful, and easy to reach, making it one of Oregon's most popular outdoor attractions. Located in the Columbia River Gorge on the Washington - Oregon border, 30 miles east of Portland, Multnomah Falls offers... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: February 18, 2015