It’s less than three miles of gently graded trail to the top of Lookout Mountain.
Summer Adventures: Hiking
From crushing mountainside hikes to easy coastal jaunts, here's how to get out of your head and into the outdoors.
Ted Alvarez and Benjamin Tepler
A hidden Gorge hike near Husum offers rare blooms, valley views, and solitude.
Insider's Guide 2019
We tapped art aficionados, food fanatics, entrepreneurs, and outdoor enthusiasts for their picks of things every Portlander must do.
Meet limited entry—a possible new normal for some overcrowded Oregon wilderness areas.
Though to call this new Eastern Oregon gem "charming" is like calling Timberline Lodge "nice."
Just 10 miles past Multnomah Falls, an easy two-mile loop offers stunning views of a lesser-known cascade.
Wildflower season is coming! Celebrate with some of our favorite floral displays in the region.
Portland Monthly Staff
Portland's growing network of trails, parks, and natural areas offer outdoor escapes by foot, bike, and paddle for an hour or an entire weekend.
Take a detour during your commute down I-5 South, and pay a visit to some enchanting green spaces in Oregon City and Milwaukie.
There's no shortage of hiking trails in Forest Park. The trick is picking a favorite.
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...
Kaitlin Johnson, Ariel Bleicher, Victoria Nguyen, and Bart Blasengame
The sport of geocaching puts space-age technology in the palm of your hand and transforms a simple hike into a quest for treasure.
Christopher Van Tilburg