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

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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

  • FORESTWIDE CLOSURE due to windstorm damage and fire September 8, 2020
    Due extensive damage from the windstorm on Labor Day night, the Mt. Hood National Forest is temporarily closing forest lands to public access, including campgrounds, day use areas, and all roads and trails. Forest roads are closed to visitors. Staff are beginning to clear out roads and assess the damage to recreation sites and trails. […]
  • Olallie Lake area CLOSED; PCT re-route September 5, 2020
    Due to the westward spread of the Lionshead Fire, the Olallie Lake area is CLOSED. Forest Road 4220 is CLOSED at the intersection with FR 4690. The Pacific Crest Trail is CLOSED for about 40 miles from Olallie Lake south through the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness. View the closure and reroute directions from the Pacific Crest […]
  • Campfires PROHIBITED on Forest August 5, 2020
    All campfires are prohibited across the Mt. Hood National Forest. Read more on our Fire Management page.
  • Still Creek Rd. (FR 2612) partially CLOSED July 13, 2020
    Still Creek Rd. %3AForest Road 2612%3A is CLOSED from mile post 7.00 to the Trillium junction. This closure for road work will continue through Sept. 15, 2020. More roads info at: https://www.fs.usda.gov/detailfull/mthood/alerts-notices/?cid=stelprdb5191108&width=full
  • 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 […]

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