Extending south from the Greater Portland Metropolitain Area, Willamette Valley consists of fertile lands bordering the Willamette River. This wine-producing region is well know for its pinot noir, but the hiking deserves acclaim too! Salem and Eugene are the region’s largest cities.
This 1.1-mile hike goes up to and behind a 177-foot waterfall that is the jewel of Silver Falls State Park.
|Trail of Ten Falls|
Going beyond South Falls, this 7.9-mile loop passes ten acclaimed waterfalls in Silver Falls State Park on a picturesque and exciting hike that actually goes behind four waterfalls.
|Clear Lake Loop|
This charming 5-mile curcuit crosses lava fields and old-growth forests along the shore of a strikingly clear Cascadian lake.
|Terwilliger Hot Springs|
This 0.9-mile hike leads to a natural hot springs in Willamette National Forest where bathers can soak in a series of terraced pools.
This 5.2-mile hike crosses a fern-covered forest to reach the crown of Spencer Butte where there are panoramic views to enjoy.
More trails coming soon!