NEWS

Portland Crowned King of Bike Commuting

A new report by the US Census Bureau shows that more Portlanders bike to work than residents of any major US city.

05/29/2014 By Caleb Diehl

FIELD NOTES

Trail of the Month: Hamilton Mountain

This challenging trail offers spring wildflowers, waterfalls, and wilderness—all just 45 minutes from Portland.

05/01/2014 By Brian Barker

BEST OF 2013

Take a Hike! 2013's Top 12 Trails

Oregon is chock full of epic hiking destinations and scenic vistas to explore—and we’ve rounded up our favorites.

12/19/2013 By Brian Barker

Slideshow

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

TRAIL OF THE MONTH

Eightmile Loop Trail #496

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

10/01/2013 By Brian Barker

TRAIL OF THE MONTH

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

TRAIL OF THE MONTH

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

TRAIL OF THE MONTH

Rock of Ages Ridge Trail

07/01/2013 By Brian Barker

FEATURE

Circumnavigate Mount Hood by Foot or by Bike!

We've mapped out the possibilities for your Mount Hood summer adventure.

07/01/2013 By Christopher Van Tilburg

TRAIL OF THE MONTH

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

TRAIL OF THE MONTH

Cedar Butte Trail

05/01/2013 By Brian Barker

TRAIL OF THE MONTH

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

TRAIL OF THE MONTH

Alameda Ridge Trail

11/20/2012 By Brian Barker

Trail of the Month

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

Things To Do

Class Act

Portland’s favorite birds head back to school.

08/22/2012

Trail of the Month

Kelley Point Park

This 104-acre park offers something to keep every make and model of tail wagging.

08/14/2012 By Randy Gragg

Trail of the Month

Tom McCall Preserve

Wildflower lovers take note: The three miles of trails winding through this 231-acre preserve seem to have been carved out with your point-and-click camera in mind.

08/14/2012 With Brian Barker

Trail of the Month

Bird Creek Meadows Trail

Gaze in wonder at the wildflowers and waterfalls along Bird Creek Meadows Trail.

07/18/2012 By Brian Barker