Hiking & Backpacking near Estacada

Estacada is home to hundreds of miles of hiking trails, some with connections to the Pacific Crest Trail. Visitors from around the world flock to see the raw nature and beauty the hiking trails located throughout the Mt. Hood National Forest bring. Create your adventure today!

Below you will find great resources for locating hiking trails around Estacada, The Clackamas River Wilderness Area and the Mt. Hood National Forest.

US Forest Service

Clackamas River Wilderness Area

The 9,181 acre Clackamas Wilderness consists of five widely separated tracts of road-less land, scattered on either side of the Clackamas River over 50 miles east of Estacada. 

Check Out Hikes from US Forest Service

Map My Hike

Discover Your Path

MapMyHike.com lets you join those around you to find great hiking routes and courses.  Download the app to track your progress and discover new places! There are over 60 routes and courses on MapMyHike.com

Discover Hiking Trails on MapMyHike.com


A Service of Trailkeepers of Oregon

A List of great hikes complete with directions to find trial heads. If you are looking for a new adventure this is a great place to start! Oregon Hikers is a Service of Trailkeepers of Oregon

Check Out Hikes on Oregon Hikers

Hike Estacada! Share your pictures #Estacada
Hike Estacada! Share your pictures #Estacada


If you know of a hidden gem or something new, post it in the comments below! 

RSS Forest Service Alerts

  • Most Day-Use Sites Reopen; Campgrounds slowly opening May 27, 2020
    Most day-use sites on the forest are open. This includes most every trailhead, OHV area, picnic area, trail, boat ramp, and other developed recreation day-use site on the forest. Most campgrounds will remain CLOSED for at least a little while and reopen slowly as forest staff work with concessionaires to prepare them for reopening. Some […]
  • Restricted Forest Office Access- Call or email us! March 16, 2020
    To support COVID-19 public health and safety measures, forest offices are temporarily CLOSED to in-person visits. For forest information call Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00am – 4:30pm: Barlow Ranger District: %3A541%3A 467-2291 Hood River Ranger District: %3A541%3A 352-6002 Clackamas River Ranger District: %3A971%3A 333-4100 Zigzag Ranger District: %3A503%3A 622-3191 Read more about the impacts […]
  • Avalanche Warnings/Winter Weather January 13, 2020
    It is your responsibility to know before you go. Please check: road conditions, weather forecast, avalanche warnings & other special alerts. Road conditions and weather reports - Check road cameras, resort conditions and area forecasts. Northwest Avalanche Center - As of February 2020 avalanche risk is moderate at Mt Hood. Learn more & follow @nwacus […]
  • Slide on Forest Road 7010 May 14, 2019
    Visitor report of a slide on Forest Road 7010 near Skin Creek, totally blocking the road within Clackamas Ranger District: %3A971%3A 333-4100 Coordinates: 44.96099738, -122.2094612

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