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Welcome to Oregon Hikers

Welcome to the Oregon Hikers Forum, an online community dedicated to hiking and exploring the outdoors in Oregon and southwest Washington! With more than 7,000 registered members, you'll find new trip reports posted in our discussion forums daily. You can also explore our ever-growing Oregon Hikers Field Guide, with hundreds of trail descriptions, photos and maps to help you plan your adventures. The field guide is written by our forum members, and provided for the larger hiking community as a free service to promote hiking and our trail legacy. The forums and field guide can be browsed by anyone, but we do encourage you set up an account and join in the conversation. Thanks for stopping by!

Popular Trip Reports

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I've been planning on doing a large hike to take in most of Mt. Margaret backcountry in a single day for a couple years now, but my friend wasn't feeling up for the full 24 miles, so we decided on ...

First time back in the gorge since the burn, sad... GPX track link below: ...

Why did it take me so long to get to McNeil Point. I don't think a campsite next to Mt Hood can get any better. Yes, I have hiked past the trail to McNeil Point a number of times, each time saying ...

Hi All, I've been dreaming this one up for years...it was a ton of fun...but VERY hard! I hope you enjoy this unique trip report. Let me know if you have any questions or thoughts on thi ...

Trail is well marked but make sure you know which trail you want, there are a lot of trail junctions and cutoff trails. This route was fairly simple to remember, I stayed on the Trapper Creek trai ...

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