Abby Joffe

Portland, Asheville

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  1. Broughton Bluff - Climbing

    Portland

    The crag at Broughton Bluff is a local favorite among Portland climbers, featuring 160-foot cliffs and nice range of routes.

  2. The Wahkeena/Multnomah Loop - Hiking

    Portland

    Multnomah Falls is considered the tallest waterfall in Oregon with its two separate plunges combined, and it's truly a sight to behold. Just up the road is another very impressive set of falls in Wahkeena. Use the 5-mile loop trail connector and witness both of these stunning falls.

  3. Latourell Falls - Hiking

    Portland

    The Latourell Falls have the distinction of being the closest major Gorge falls to the city of Portland. The 2.4 mile, family friendly trail that leads to these very photogenic falls is one of the most accessible and worthwhile hikes in the Columbia River Gorge area.

  4. Balch Creek Canyon - Trail Running

    Portland

    It's hard to believe that something this wild and lush is so close to downtown. You'll feel miles away in this truly magnificent canyon.

  5. Banks-Vernonia State Trail - Cycling

    Portland

    This 21-mile rails-to-trails route is a great option for families interested in uncrowded access to a variety of natural settings.

  6. Opal Creek - Hiking

    Portland

    The Opal Creek Wilderness is truly stunning. The ancient forests and pristine pools make this a true Northwest wonder. Enjoy a 7-mile roundtrip hike to Opal Pool, and have an unforgettable swim.

  7. North Wildwood Trail - Hiking

    Portland

    The Wildwood Trail, in Forest Park, is a very popular 30-mile stretch of trail that sometimes gets pretty populated in its southern portion. When this time comes, head to the northern section for a tranquil and family friendly day of hiking.

  8. Wahclella Falls - Hiking

    Portland

    The 2-mile family friendly trail to Wahclella Falls takes you to one of the less frequented set of falls in the area. This is a great option if you're wanting to witness a great set of Columbia River Gorge falls without having to deal with the crowds.

  9. Oxbow Regional Park - Hiking

    Portland

    Oxbow Regional Park is a very family friendly park located within the old-growth forests of Sandy River Gorge.

  10. The 4T Trail - Hiking

    Portland

    The 9-mile loop along the 4T Trail is a quintessential Portland experience.

  11. Burnt Lake - Backpacking/Camping

    Portland

    This 6-mile out and back trail is appropriate for hikers and backpackers of all experience levels, and the views on offer along the way are simply unforgettable.

  12. Trail of Ten Falls - Hiking

    Portland

    This trail is easily one of the best in Oregon. You can choose an 8.2-mile loop or a shorter 5.2-mile loop. Whichever you choose, you'll be treated to great views of powerful waterfalls and massive old-growth forests.

  13. Dog Mountain - Hiking

    Portland

    Dog Mountain, in spring, is one of the most stellar destinations in the Pacific Northwest. It's simply exploding with color.

  14. Mount Defiance - Hiking

    Portland

    This 12-mile loop features close to a mile in elevation gain and quite a physical test for most visitors. Great views along the way, but really this hike is about testing your mettle.

  15. Eagle Creek - Backpacking/Camping

    Portland

    This 27-mile trek through along the Eagle Creek Trail is easily one of the most premier trails in the entire Columbia River Gorge. Spectacular views of waterfalls, streams, canyons, and cliffs.

  16. Serene Lake Loop - Backpacking/Camping

    Portland

    Serene Lake Loop gives hikers and backpackers everything they're looking for in a Pacific northwest hike: pristine forests, sweeping views, and untouched mountain lakes.

  17. Shady Cove Campground

    Portland

    If you're looking for a relatively primitive, off-the-beaten path campground with access to some of the area's most pristine natural wonders, then Shady Cove Campground is definitely a good option.

  18. Sandy Ridge - Mountain Biking

    Portland

    Sandy Ridge offers 15-miles of really great single track trails for riders of all skill levels. The natural setting is also sublime; views of the Mt. Hood Valley greet you throughout the park.

  19. Lacamas Park - Trail Running

    Portland

    It's somewhat surprising that more Portlanders do not know about this rather exceptional urban park. Variety in terms of terrain and trail is one of this 325-acre park's greatest attributes. Anyone can find something to suit their desires at Lacamas Park.

  20. The Hoyt Arboretum - Trail Running

    Portland

    With 185-acres and 21-miles of really well maintained trails, the Hoyt Aboretum in Portland's Washington Park is a really great place to enjoy a post-work or weekend trail run or hike.

  21. Siouxon Creek - Backpacking/Camping

    Portland

    Emerald green waters, huge trees, lush understory with moss and ferns, and really great hiking trails are just some of the things you'll find near Siouxon Creek in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

  22. Oneonta Gorge - Hiking

    Portland

    Oneonta Gorge is one of the most stunning gorges in the country, featuring canyon walls covered in lush green moss and clear, cold water plunging from picturesque falls.

  23. Fairy Falls - Hiking

    Portland

    In a deep, forested canyon that gets seemingly better with every step, Fairy Falls makes for a perfect rest stop on your ascent. However, the delicate beauty of this 20-foot cascade regularly renders visitors breathless.

  24. Forest Park - Mountain Biking

    Portland

    Forest Park might be better known for hiking and trail running, but increasingly, mountain biking has been staking a claim in this world-class city park, with roughly 28 miles of trails now open to bikers.

  25. Jefferson Park - Hiking

    Portland

    When hiking in Jefferson Park, you are surrounded by wildflowers and colorful shrubbery with the beautiful and daunting Mount Jefferson looking down on you from above.