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Hilltop Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

View of the Hilltop Day Use Area (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Driving Directions

NOTICE: All trails in Stub Stewart State Park will be closed on weekdays during November and December 2017 and February 2018. During January 2018, all trails in the park will be closed seven days a week. During that time, the park will be carrying out a comprehensive thinning project designed to restore natural density to the conifer canopy. Read this official announcement for updates before you visit the park during those months.

Drive Highway 26 west from Beaverton.

It’s about 23 miles from the junction of Highway 217 and Highway 26 before you make a right turn onto Highway 47N for Vernonia and Clatskanie.

Drive 4.2 miles and turn right into L.L. “Stub” Stewart State Park. Wind up the park entrance road.

You can turn into the park Welcome Center after 0.5 miles to get information, or continue a total of 1.1 miles to the Hilltop Day Use Area.

Other Notes

  • $5 day use fee: payable at the Welcome Center or at the fee box at the Hilltop Day Use Area
  • Open for day use 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Restrooms, brochures, information kiosks, campgrounds, horse staging area, disc golf
  • Dogs on leash except in the designated off-leash area
  • Share some trails with mountain bikers and horses
  • Some trails could be closed for rerouting or reconstruction

Page Contributors

Oregon Hikers Field Guide is built as a collaborative effort by its user community. While we make every effort to fact-check, information found here should be considered anecdotal. You should cross-check against other references before planning a hike. Trail routing and conditions are subject to change. Please contact us if you notice errors on this page.

Hiking is a potentially risky activity, and the entire risk for users of this field guide is assumed by the user, and in no event shall Trailkeepers of Oregon be liable for any injury or damages suffered as a result of relying on content in this field guide. All content posted on the field guide becomes the property of Trailkeepers of Oregon, and may not be used without permission.