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Inspiration Loop Trail

Venture through some of Oregon’s newest designated wilderness on Mount Hood’s remote northern flanks on cross-country skis or snowshoes.

12/02/2013 By Brian Barker

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Slide Show: Inspiration Loop Trail

Venture through some of Oregon's newest designated wilderness on Mount Hood's remote northern flanks—via snowshoe or skis.

11/14/2013

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Slide Show: Bloom Lake Trail

This Coast Range excursion offers lush forests of alders and maples, quiet green waters, and trout fishing a mere 45 minutes from Portland.

10/09/2013

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Eightmile Loop Trail #496

A Hood River-area mountain biking trail for experts and beginners alike

10/01/2013 By Brian Barker

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Slide Show: Eightmile Loop Trail #496

A favorite of Hood River locals in search of some of spring’s first snow-free spins, this rollicking singletrack circuit in the eastern fringes of the Mount Hood National Forest hits an encore sweet spot come fall.

09/12/2013

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Cool Creek Trail

Hike to a retired fire lookout atop Devils Peak and enjoy towering firs, leafy rhododendrons, and huckleberry patches along the way.

09/03/2013 By Brian Barker

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Slide Show: Cool Creek Trail

Hike to a retired fire lookout atop Devils Peak and enjoy towering firs, leafy rhododendrons, and huckleberry patches along the way.

08/16/2013

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Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway

Oregon's newest scenic bikeway offers 50 miles of horse pastures, pioneer cemeteries, and wetlands.

08/01/2013 By Brian Barker

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Slide Show: Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway

Our photos from a recent ride along 50 miles of Willamette Valley splendor.

07/25/2013

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Rock of Ages Ridge Trail

07/01/2013 By Brian Barker

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Hood River Mountain Trail

Views of the craggy mountain, rustic barns, and fields of wildflowers may have you singing "the hills are alive..."

06/03/2013 By Brian Barker

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Cedar Butte Trail

05/01/2013 By Brian Barker

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School Canyon Trail & Ball Point

Spot spring wildflowers and take in farmland views on this sunny-side Mount Hood trail.

03/22/2013 By Brian Barker

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Tillamook County Water Trail

A new aquatic wonderland beckons on the Coast.

02/20/2013 By Brian Barker

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Pocket Creek Ski Trail

A ski-haven away from the crowds

01/24/2013 By Brian Barker

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Wilson River Trail

A forest expedition close to Portland

12/20/2012 By Brian Barker

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Alameda Ridge Trail

11/20/2012 By Brian Barker

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Aldrich Butte Trail

10/16/2012 By Brian Barker

Trail of the Month

Butte Creek Falls Trail

Activity: Waterfall & Fall-color Viewing | Distance: About 1 mile, round trip | Rating: Moderate

09/21/2012 By Brian Barker