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Gems in Portland Metro and Mt. Hood - 11

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gem Favorite Multnomah Falls - 620ft of raw water power...

Multnomah Falls

(49) Bridal…, OR
gem Favorite Ramona Falls

Ramona Falls

(14) Governm…, OR
gem Favorite The view looking south from the top of Munra Point. It's beautiful but PLEASE BE CAREFUL! Make it a round-trip. ;)

Munra Point

(13) Cascade…, OR
gem Favorite Mount Rainier and Mount Adams from Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain Summit

(4) Governm…, OR
gem Favorite Mount Hood and the Sandy River valley from Jonsrud Viewpoint.

Jonsrud Viewpoint

(4) Sandy, OR
gem Favorite Alpenglow on the Sandy Glacier on the west side of Mt. Hood. Headwaters of the Muddy Fork of the Sandy River.

Mt. Hood from Bald Mountain

(4) Governm…, OR
gem Favorite Views abound from the lookout

Bull of the Woods Lookout

(2) Mill City, OR
gem Favorite From its dam, Trillium Lake has an iconic view of Mt. Hood and its reflection. Photo by Gene Blick.

Mt. Hood from Trillium Lake

(6) Governm…, OR
gem Favorite Worth going across the scree fields for the view.

Mitchell Point

(4) Hood River, OR
gem Favorite Mount Hood from the summit of Mount Defiance

Mount Defiance

(6) Cascade…, OR
gem Favorite Boulder Lake, West Shore Panorama.

Boulder Lake

(2) Governm…, OR

Recommended Routes in Portland Metro and Mt. Hood - 35

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Favorite View to Latourell Falls
Intermediate Intermediate

Latourell Falls

2.3 mi 3.7 km 654' Up 199.46 m Up 686' Down 209.02 m Down

Bridal…, OR
Explore in 3D
Favorite Taking in the view of St. Helens and Rainier from just off the Wildwood Trail in Washington Park. Bill Cunningham Photo
Intermediate Intermediate

Wildwood Trail - National Recreation Trail

29.4 mi 47.3 km 2,345' Up 714.63 m Up 2,425' Down 739.05 m Down

West Ha…, OR
Explore in 3D
Favorite Ramona Falls
Intermediate Intermediate

Ramona Falls Loop

7.3 mi 11.7 km 1,011' Up 308.08 m Up 1,011' Down 308.02 m Down

Mount H…, OR
Explore in 3D
Favorite Mirror Lake Trail is colorful in fall and offers great views. Photo by Justin Watts.
Intermediate Intermediate

Mirror Lake to Tom, Dick and Harry Mountain

8.3 mi 13.3 km 1,454' Up 443.21 m Up 1,454' Down 443.28 m Down

Governm…, OR
Explore in 3D
Favorite Mount Hood from the south side of Bald Mountain looking into the Muddy Fork of the Sandy River Valley.  Photo from USFS.
Intermediate Intermediate

Top Spur/Bald Mountain Loop

2.4 mi 3.8 km 517' Up 157.67 m Up 516' Down 157.3 m Down

Governm…, OR
Explore in 3D
Favorite The view over Gone Creek Campground to Mt. Hood from the Southshore Trail is sure to impress. Photo by Gene Blick.
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate

Timothy Lake Loop

11.7 mi 18.8 km 1,089' Up 331.96 m Up 1,091' Down 332.58 m Down

Governm…, OR
Explore in 3D
Favorite Fog in the trees along Wildwood.
Intermediate Intermediate

Super Maple

10.7 mi 17.2 km 894' Up 272.52 m Up 897' Down 273.55 m Down

Portland, OR
Explore in 3D
Favorite Look out for Root Tree at this Creek Trail fork on the Hoyt Arboretum Loop
Intermediate Intermediate

Hoyt Arboretum Loop

3.4 mi 5.4 km 479' Up 145.91 m Up 489' Down 148.92 m Down

West Ha…, OR
Explore in 3D
Favorite Climbing out to the parking lot.
Intermediate Intermediate

Bob and Crystal Rilee Park

7.4 mi 11.9 km 977' Up 297.75 m Up 981' Down 298.89 m Down

Wilsonv…, OR
Explore in 3D

Portland Metro and Mt. Hood Hiking

  • 1,149 Miles 1,849 Kilometers of Trail
  • 35 Recommended Routes
  • 11 Gems Gems
  • 223 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 311 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 89 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Portland Metro and Mt. Hood - 588

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40.8 mi 65.7 km #1Timberline Trail #600
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR 17 
3.9 mi 6.3 km #2Mirror Lake Trail #664
Intermediate Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate Intermediate
Government Camp, OR 18 
1.2 mi 1.9 km #3Tamanawas Falls
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Government Camp, OR 18 
2.3 mi 3.7 km #4High Prairie Trail #493
Intermediate Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
Intermediate Intermediate
Government Camp, OR
1.7 mi 2.7 km #5Barrett Spur #600D
Difficult Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Difficult Difficult
Government Camp, OR
0.3 mi 0.5 km #6Little Crater Lake Trail #500
Easy Easy
Government Camp, OR
Easy Easy
Government Camp, OR
1.0 mi 1.5 km #7Dogwood Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
West Haven, OR
Intermediate Intermediate
West Haven, OR
1.2 mi 1.9 km #8Eliot Glacier Trail #600X
Difficult Difficult
Government Camp, OR
Difficult Difficult
Government Camp, OR
1.8 mi 2.9 km #9Upper Marquam Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Portland, OR
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Portland, OR
3.9 mi 6.2 km #10Saltzman Road
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
West Haven, OR
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
West Haven, OR

Photos of Portland Metro and Mt. Hood - 916

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The view looking south from the top of Munra Point. It's beautiful but PLEASE BE CAREFUL! Make it a round-trip. ;)
May 24, 2016 near Cascade…, OR
View of the 289-foot Elowah Falls waterfall on Gorge Trail #400.
May 24, 2016 near Cascade…, OR
Westward facing view of the Columbia River from the Munra Point Trail (Oregon on the left, Washington on the right).
May 24, 2016 near Cascade…, OR
South-facing spine of a ridge line near the peak of Munra Point.
May 24, 2016 near Cascade…, OR
Burnt Lake on the far side offers awesome shots of Mt. Hood and its reflection. Photo by Gene Blick.
Sep 3, 2016 near Governm…, OR
In late spring, bear-grass explodes into bloom on the Paradise Park Trail.
Jan 3, 2017 near Governm…, OR
Every year on Mt. Hood, vibrant lupine carpet the valleys alongside the Paradise Park Trail. Photo by Gene Blick.
Jan 25, 2017 near Governm…, OR
Mount Hood and the Sandy River valley from Jonsrud Viewpoint.
Aug 10, 2017 near Sandy, OR
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