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Welcome to the '''Oregon Hikers Field Guide''' a guide for hiking in Oregon and Southern Washington. This guide is written and maintained by hikers from the Oregon Hikers forum, and is a place to learn about great hikes and destinations our beautiful region from the people who know the area best!
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Welcome to the '''Portland Hikers Field Guide''' -- a hiking guide for the Portland-based hiker. This is a place for the outdoor community to collaborate and assemble their knowledge about great hikes and destinations in Oregon and Southwest Washington.
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Use our search engine, categories, or alphabetical index to learn about popular summits, waterfalls and lakes in our area, and also a bunch of lesser-known trails!  
 
Use our search engine, categories, or alphabetical index to learn about popular summits, waterfalls and lakes in our area, and also a bunch of lesser-known trails!  
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*'''Find a Hike'''
 
*'''Find a Hike'''
 
** By difficulty: [[:Category:Easy Hikes| Easy]], [[:Category:Moderate Hikes| Moderate]], [[:Category:Difficult Hikes| Difficult]]
 
** By difficulty: [[:Category:Easy Hikes| Easy]], [[:Category:Moderate Hikes| Moderate]], [[:Category:Difficult Hikes| Difficult]]
** By type: [[:Category:Family Hikes| Family Hikes]], [[:Category:Backpackable Hikes| Backpackable]], [[:Category:Off The Beaten Track| Off the beaten track]], [[:Category:Scrambles| Scrambles]]
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** By type: [[:Category:Family Hikes| Family Hikes]], [[:Category:Backpackable Hikes| Backpackable]], [[:Category:Snowshoe Hikes| Snowshoe Hikes]], [[:Category:Off The Beaten Track| Off the beaten track]], [[:Category:Scrambles| Scrambles]]
 
** By environment: [[:Category:Lake Hikes| Lakes]], [[:Category:Wildflower_Hikes| Wildflowers]], [[:Category:Waterfall Hikes| Waterfalls]], [[:Category:Alpine Hikes| Alpine]], [[:Category:Viewpoint Hikes| Great views]]
 
** By environment: [[:Category:Lake Hikes| Lakes]], [[:Category:Wildflower_Hikes| Wildflowers]], [[:Category:Waterfall Hikes| Waterfalls]], [[:Category:Alpine Hikes| Alpine]], [[:Category:Viewpoint Hikes| Great views]]
 
*:''[[Find a Hike|List all hike categories...]]''
 
*:''[[Find a Hike|List all hike categories...]]''
  
 
*'''Find places and things:'''
 
*'''Find places and things:'''
** Mountains: [[:Category:Viewpoints| Viewpoints]], [[:Category:Exposed Summits| Expansive Views]], [[:Category:360 Degree Summits| 360 degree panoramas]]
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** Mountains: [[:Category:Viewpoints| Viewpoints]], [[:Category:Exposed Summits| Expansive Views]], [[:Category:360 degree summits| 360 degree panoramas]]
 
** Other environments: [[:Category:Waterfalls| Waterfalls]], [[:Category:Lakes| Lakes]], [[:Category:Hot Springs| Hot Springs]], [[:Category:Geologic Features| Geologic Features]], [[:Category:Wildlife Refuges| Wildlife Refuges]]
 
** Other environments: [[:Category:Waterfalls| Waterfalls]], [[:Category:Lakes| Lakes]], [[:Category:Hot Springs| Hot Springs]], [[:Category:Geologic Features| Geologic Features]], [[:Category:Wildlife Refuges| Wildlife Refuges]]
** Other stuff: [[:Category: Historical Sites| Historical Sites]], [[:Category:Campsites| Campsites]], [[:Category:Lookouts| Lookout towers]], [[:Category:Shelters| Shelters]],  
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** Other stuff: [[:Category: Historic Sites| Historic Sites]], [[:Category:Campsites| Campsites]], [[:Category:Lookouts| Lookout towers]], [[:Category:Shelters| Shelters]],  
 
*:''[[Find a Destination|List all destination categories...]]''
 
*:''[[Find a Destination|List all destination categories...]]''
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*[[About Hiking|About Hiking]] — General information about hiking
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*[[Beginner Hikes]] — This is a list of hikes specifically for novice hikers
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*[[Must See Hikes]] — A list for experienced hikers visiting or new to the area
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*[[What Conditions to Expect on Trails]] — Know where to hike during the year
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*[[Winter and Spring Backpacking]] — Some places you can go in winter and spring
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*[[Public Transportation]] — Public transportation to trailheads is limited but there's a little
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*[[Area Hiking Clubs]]
  
 
=== Explore by Area ===
 
=== Explore by Area ===
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===Oregon===
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* [[Columbia River Gorge Hikes| Columbia River Gorge Hikes]] ([[:Category:Columbia River Gorge|index]])
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* [[Mount Hood Hikes]] ([[:Category:Mount Hood Area|index]])
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* [[Central Oregon Hikes]] ([[:Category:Central Oregon|index]])
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* [[Oregon Coast Hikes]] ([[:Category:Oregon Coast|index for Oregon Coast]] and [[:Category:Coast Range|index for Coast Range]])
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* [[Eastern Oregon Hikes]] ([[:Category:Eastern Oregon|index]])
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* [[Southern Oregon Hikes]] ([[:Category:Southern Oregon|index]])
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* [[Portland and Willamette Valley Hikes]] ([[:Category:Portland Area|index for Portland Area]] and [[:Category:Willamette Valley|index for Willamette Valley]])
  
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* Columbia Gorge - [[Columbia River Gorge Hikes| View hikes]] ([[:Category:Columbia River Gorge|index]])
 
* Mount Hood - [[Mount Hood Hikes| View hikes]] ([[:Category:Mount Hood Area|index]])
 
* Central Oregon - [[Central Oregon Hikes| View hikes]] ([[:Category:Central Oregon|index]])
 
* Oregon Coast -  [[Oregon Coast Hikes| View hikes]] ([[:Category:Oregon Coast|index]])
 
* Eastern Oregon -  [[Eastern Oregon Hikes| View hikes]] ([[:Category:Eastern Oregon|index]])
 
* Southern Oregon -  [[Southern Oregon Hikes| View hikes]] ([[:Category:Southern Oregon|index]])
 
* Portland Area - [[Portland Hikes| View hikes ]] ([[:Category:Portland|index]])
 
  
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===Washington===
* Columbia Gorge - [[Columbia River Gorge Hikes| View hikes]] ([[:Category:Columbia River Gorge|index]])
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* [[Columbia River Gorge Hikes]] ([[:Category:Columbia River Gorge|index]])
* Southwest Washington - [[Southwest Washington Hikes|View hikes]] ([[:Category:Southwest Washington|index]])
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* [[Southwest Washington Hikes]] ([[:Category:Southwest Washington|index]])
* Washington Coast - [[Washington Coast Hikes|View Hikes]] ([[:Category:Washington Coast|index]])
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* [[Washington Coast Hikes]] ([[:Category:Washington Coast|index]])
  
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=== Indexes ===
 
=== Indexes ===
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* [[Portland Hikers Field Guide:Hiking Disclaimer|Hiking Disclaimer]]
 
* [[Portland Hikers Field Guide:Hiking Disclaimer|Hiking Disclaimer]]
 
* [[Portland Hikers Field Guide:Copyright Notice|Copyright Notice]]
 
* [[Portland Hikers Field Guide:Copyright Notice|Copyright Notice]]
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We're always looking for dedicated people to help with this effort!  Do you have photos or descriptions you'd be willing to share?  We need everything from photos of trailhead signs to full hike descriptions.  (Click [[:Category:Needs pics|here]] for a list of immediate photo needs! Credit will be given if requested)  As you look at Field Guide pages, let us know if you have information that can help embellish the existing descriptions, or if you'd be willing to help us work on areas we have no coverage for.  For more information on how to help, click on the "Get Involved" tab near the top of every page.
 
We're always looking for dedicated people to help with this effort!  Do you have photos or descriptions you'd be willing to share?  We need everything from photos of trailhead signs to full hike descriptions.  (Click [[:Category:Needs pics|here]] for a list of immediate photo needs! Credit will be given if requested)  As you look at Field Guide pages, let us know if you have information that can help embellish the existing descriptions, or if you'd be willing to help us work on areas we have no coverage for.  For more information on how to help, click on the "Get Involved" tab near the top of every page.

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Welcome to the Oregon Hikers Field Guide — a guide for hiking in Oregon and Southern Washington. This guide is written and maintained by hikers from the Oregon Hikers forum, and is a place to learn about great hikes and destinations our beautiful region from the people who know the area best!

Use our search engine, categories, or alphabetical index to learn about popular summits, waterfalls and lakes in our area, and also a bunch of lesser-known trails!

Explore the Field Guide

Explore by Area

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We're always looking for dedicated people to help with this effort! Do you have photos or descriptions you'd be willing to share? We need everything from photos of trailhead signs to full hike descriptions. (Click here for a list of immediate photo needs! Credit will be given if requested) As you look at Field Guide pages, let us know if you have information that can help embellish the existing descriptions, or if you'd be willing to help us work on areas we have no coverage for. For more information on how to help, click on the "Get Involved" tab near the top of every page.

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.