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Bethany Lake Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Information kiosk at Bethany Lake Park (bobcat)
Footbridge over Rock Creek, Bethany Lake Park (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Driving Directions

From downtown Portland:

Drive Highway 26 west to Exit 64 for NW 185th Avenue.

Turn right onto 185th Avenue after exiting for PCC – Rock Creek.

Drive 0.9 miles, passing Westview High School, and turn left into the parking area for Bethany Lake Park.

Alternatives to Driving

Tri-met Bus #52 runs along 185th Avenue and has stops a couple of blocks north and south of the trailhead.

Other Notes

  • Trail open dawn to dusk
  • Port-a-potty and picnic tables at trailhead
  • Keep dogs on leash

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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.

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