Autumn leaves, breezy drives, and creepy vibes just 40 minutes north of Portland
What to wear when you hit the trail this season.
Explore Bird Creek Meadows, waterfalls, wildflowers, and more at the 21,000-acre land managed by the Yakama Nation.
The 62-mile Corvallis to the Sea Trail, which can take hikers or bikers to Ona Beach State Park, is open now.
Travel & Outdoors
Crater Lake National Park, Lewis and Clark Historical Park, Fort Vancouver Historical Site, and more are free this Wednesday.
Portland Monthly Staff
Explore nature and wildlife at Marquam, Powell Butte, Canemah Bluff, and more.
The ski and snowboarding resort debuted an 8-mile expanded trail system this summer.
Skip the crowds and seek the shade with our picks for day-trip leg stretchers.
Some are still closed after wildfires or landslides, but (sorry, TLC) you can still go chasin’ waterfalls.
The other Eagle Creek offers a wild, cathedral forest with scarcely another human in sight.
Where to Live Now
Close-in wineries, wildflowers, and well-lit walking trails
The Gorgeous Gorge
The loneliness of the COVID-era travel writer
One iconic elevator, plenty of Oregon history, and river views for days
From the Oregon State Parks Pass to the Oregon Pacific Coast Passport, pick one (or a few) of these passes to save time, money, and stress.
Margaret Seiler and Wriik Maui
Spend a long weekend exploring the Rainbow-McAlester Loop.
Units come with everything you need to get away and stay away. But pro tip: BYO coffeemaker.
Should I wear a mask outside? Which trails should I avoid? Here’s our brief guide to outdoor etiquette in and around Portland.
Lauren Carlos, Gabriel Granillo, and Julia Silverman
As of May 15, the Gifford Pinchot National Forest is back in business.
A Walk on the Dry Side
Take a long weekend on the dry side of the Columbia River Gorge.
Kayakers, hikers, anglers, and RV’ers: prepare to cough up.