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Trail of the Month

Cape Horn

Get a gorgeous view of the Gorge from Cape Horn.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 10/14/2011

Trail of the Month

Ghost Lake

Ghost Lake: Where else would you hike in October?

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 09/21/2011

Trail of the Month

Little Huckleberry Mountain

Come for the berries and stay for the dramatic views on your hike up Little Huckleberry Mountain.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 08/19/2011

GET OUT

Forest Park Guide: The Best Hikes

There's no shortage of hiking trails in Forest Park. The trick is picking a favorite.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 06/29/2011

Trail of the Month

Mount Defiance

Visit the highest point in the Columbia River Gorge for a stunning variety of views.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 05/20/2011

Trail of the Month

Trout Lake Ice Cave

The Trout Lake Ice Cave in Washington state, is a lava tube glaciere, which boasts otherworldly icy pillars, columns and crystallized stalagmites.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 04/22/2011

Trail of the Month

Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge

The Ridgefield wildlife complex includes more than 5,200 acres of marshes, ponds, sloughs, and lakes; a welcome sight to a staggering array of migratory birds.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 12/22/2010

Trail of the Month

Oxbow Regional Park

Located just 30 minutes from downtown Portland, Oxbow Regional Park remains a surprisingly untamed destination. Red foxes, blacktail deer, bald eagles, blue herons—even black bears and cougars—roam among the 1,200-acre expanse. But it’s the wa

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 09/13/2010

Trail of the Month

Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge

This month, head over to the Tualatin River Wildlife Refuge to glimpse local fauna.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 04/30/2010

Get Out

Hikes & Bikes

One of the best things about living in Portland is the ease with which we can escape the city for more rugged delights. So we paged through guidebooks, consulted local experts, and wore a little leather off our own boots...

  • By Bart Blasengame, Victoria Nguyen, Ariel Bleicher, Kaitlin Johnson, Brian Barker, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/20/2009

Trail of the Month

Cherry Orchard Trail

A windswept meadow leads to an abandoned cherry orchard

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 05/19/2009

Trail of the Month

Hoyt Arboretum

A morning spent exploring the rolling hills of this 185-acre wilderness museum will introduce visitors to nearly 9,000 tree and plant specimens from around t...

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 05/19/2009

Trail of the Month

Frog Lake Buttes

It’s worth the strenuous three-mile climb for a stunning 360-degree panorama of winter backcountry splendor.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 05/19/2009
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