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

Cover Story

Trail City

Within 20 miles of downtown you’ll find an astonishing 1,200 miles of trails and 40,000 acres of parks and natural areas. as hiking season arrives, we celebrate our seamless connection to nature by mapping 32 places to get outside in every corner of

06/15/2012 Edited by Brian Barker

Insider's Guide to the Gorge

Where to Hike in the Columbia River Gorge

The less-traveled path often yields the most spectacular vistas.

05/25/2012 By Kasey Cordell Edited by Ramona DeNies

Trail of the Month

L. L. “Stub” Stewart State Park

Mountain bike enthusiasts have a new singletrack trail to cycle through.

05/23/2012 By Brian Barker

Trail of the Month

Tamanawas Falls

Day trippers will definitely fall for the visual stimuli on this captivating Mt. Hood National Forest hike.

04/27/2012 By Brian Barker

Trail of the Month

Stacker Butte/Dalles Mountain Ranch

Fantastic flora and gorgeous views of the Three Sisters make Stacker Butte/Dalles Mountain Ranch a trail worth taking.

03/23/2012 By Brian Barker

Trail of the Month

Fort to Sea Trail

The scenery changes quickly and there's a chance you'll spot some whales on this rugged ramble. Thar she blows!

02/24/2012 By Brian Barker Edited by Zach Dundas

Trail of the Month

EasyClimb Trail

The new bike trail at Cascade Locks is simple and scenic.

01/26/2012 By Brian Barker