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  1. 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.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    41.8 miles
    Duration
    1-2 days
  2. The Loowit Trail is the epic path that circles all the way around Mount Saint Helens, which gives the hiker a unique view of a geological rarity.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    47.9 miles
    Duration
  3. 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.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    43.5 miles
    Duration
    1-2 days
  4. 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.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    36.0 miles
    Duration
    2-3 days or more.
  5. 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.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    36.3 miles
    Duration
    Overnight to a weekend
  6. 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.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    50.7 miles
    Duration
    A couple to a few days.
  7. With an easily accessible trailhead and a beautiful riverside trail through lush old-growth forests, it's no wonder that the Salmon River Trail is a popular option for Portlanders.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    38.8 miles
    Duration
    A couple to a few days.
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