From toddlers to tweens, a new hiking manual aims to inspire the next generation of trailblazers.
Red-hot Hogan Butte once helped shape the Gorge. Now it's a tranquil nature park.
The Sierra Club wants you to fall in love with the Clatsop and Tillamook State Forests.
Need some pro tips for keeping everyone happy on a winter getaway to the Valley of the Sun? Roller coasters, butterflies, and ranch dinners.
Start your Fitbits: this year, the Green Loop makes a Sunday Parkways cameo, several city parks get a facelift, and an east side dock opens to summer swimmers.
Fitness: Ride On
Molly Sugar, founder of Friends on Bikes, talks bike camping, spandex, and doughnuts.
Terry Musgrave has photographed more than 70 Pacific Northwest cabins. Fremont Point, in rural Lake County, is one of his favorites.
In the cold November rain.
From golden larches to migrating swans, autumn is the time to visit these nearby forests and wetlands.
Blast off—it's a cyclist in space!
Wine Country Escapes: Two Wheels
Tour a close-to-home AVA on two wheels (or four).
Want to explore nature with your newborn? Hike it Baby can lead the way.
These perfect rides—from the Breitenbush River to the brand-new Sherar's Falls route—will pump air into your fall plans.
Imagine a seamless loop spanning both sides of the Columbia.
Head south of Salem for wetlands and winged visitors.
Portland's bike share program now offers hand cycles, trikes, supportive cuffs, and more.
The Canada-based journalist's debut book, On Trails, is already a bestseller. (Doubly impressive, we'd say, for a writer who hasn't yet hiked the glory of Oregon.)
Long Story Short
"Actually, my size doesn’t keep me from doing anything in the outdoors."
From epic backpacking treks to essential river trips to top-notch campground tips, here’s how to get outside this summer.
We've got your next basecamp for everything from QT with your canine to the whole (human) wolfpack, breezy disc golf getaways to blissful backcountry treks.
Ketzel Levine and John Shewey