Explore Oregon

Why stay inside?

This is Oregon after all, and the expert staff at Oregon Wild lead outdoor adventures around the state throughout the year. Join us to experience Oregon's outdoors and learn more about the state's spectacular wild places. All hikes are FREE unless otherwise noted. Sign up for our e-mail alerts to get advance invitations to Oregon Wild hikes and events, and check out our list of suggested hikes.

Hike space is limited so pre-registration is required. Complete trip details are provided upon RSVP, but some important hiker information is listed here. Click on any of the events below for more information, to access a link to sign up, and to view the assigned coordinator's contact information. Now lace up your boots and let's go!

Can't make a scheduled hike? Explore on your own with some of Oregon Wild's suggested outings!

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Hikers on the McNeil Point trail in Mount Hood National Forest (photo by Eric Nomura)

Hikes & Events

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Jul 24, 2017:   Join Oregon Wild's Executive Director Sean Stevens and Development Director Jonathan Jelen for a casual evening of...
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Jul 27, 2017: This Land is Our Land! In solidarity with a rally/march happening at the same time during Outdoor Retailer show in Salt...
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Aug 04, 2017: Located on the southeast shoulder of Mount Hood, Bluegrass Ridge boasts great views of Oregon's tallest peak, ...
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Aug 11, 2017: The Vista Ridge hike is arguably the most scenic alpine trail on Mount Hood in mid-summer when the wildflowers bloom....
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Aug 12, 2017: Enjoy the lush spring forest surrounding one of the Coast Range's biggest waterfalls! Difficulty: ModerateDistance: 4.4...
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Aug 18, 2017: Explore a diverse old-growth forest along the crystal clear Cold Spring Creek leading up to the spectacular Tamanawas...
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Aug 19, 2017: It’s a once in a lifetime event – and you can enjoy it all while supporting the protection of Oregon’s wild places!...
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Aug 24, 2017: Oregon Wild and Umpqua Watersheds for a week of hikes and camp outs in and around the Crater Lake Wilderness proposal....