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Germantown Road Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

At the Germantown Road Trailhead (bobcat)
Overflow parking on the north side of Germantown Road (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Hikes including this trailhead

Driving Directions

Take Exit 3 off of I-405 for Highway 30W and St. Helens. Stay left and in the middle lane for about one mile until you reach the Nicolai Street traffic light.

Keep straight here on Yeon Avenue, which merges with St. Helens Road in 2.0 miles, and drive 5.0 miles.

Turn left (There’s a turning lane) for Germantown Road and then immediate left again onto NW Bridge Avenue.

Take the first right onto Germantown Road and wind up for 1.6 miles.

Pull into the main parking area for the Wildwood Trail on the left. You can also park alongside the road on the right.

Alternatives to Driving

No buses run up Germantown Road. However, Tri-met Bus #16 detours onto Bridge Avenue and stops at Springville Road and Germantown Road. The Ridge Trail leads up from Bridge Avenue to Leif Erikson Drive, and the Tolinda Trail begins a little way up Germantown.

Other Notes

  • DO NOT LEAVE anything remotely desirable within view in your car. This trailhead has experienced much car clouting.
  • 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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