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. 

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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

  • ALL Forest Recreation Sites CLOSED March 19, 2020
    To align with state and local measures directing people to stay home to save lives, all Mt. Hood National Forest campgrounds, day-use sites, trailheads, Sno-Parks, cabin rentals and other developed recreation sites are temporarily closed. These closures support the State of Oregon's Executive Order to avoid unnecessary travel and will reduce pressure on local emergency […]
  • Temporary Road Closures: 2810 & 1300 March 17, 2020
    Forest Road 2810: FR 2810 will be CLOSED from milepost 6.5 to 7.3 Monday- Friday during normal operating hours. The road should re-open by 05/21/2020. Forest Road 1300: The section of FR 1300 that leads to Whatum Lake will be partially CLOSED Monday- Friday during normal operating hours. The road should re-open 05/15/2020. View map.
  • 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 walk-in service. For official business, forest information, and customer service, call M-F between the hours of 8:00am – 4:30pm: Barlow Ranger District: %3A541%3A 467-2291 Hood River Ranger District: %3A541%3A 352-6002 Zigzag Ranger District: %3A503%3A 622-3191
  • Ski Areas CLOSED March 15, 2020
    Commercial ski areas on Mt. Hood National Forest are CLOSED due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Please be extra careful and take care out there if you venture into high elevations. There might be less traffic out there- which could decrease the numbers of good samaritans and increase emergency response times due to limited mountain rescue […]
  • 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: %3A503%3A 630-6861 Coordinates: 44.96099738, -122.2094612
  • Eagle Creek Fire Area Closure November 23, 2018
    Due to the Eagle Creek Fire, a legal closure is in effect for the Hood River Ranger District. The following are closed: Lands south of I-84- and north of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Arca boundary; bounded on the west by the Larch Mountain Trail #441, Multnomah Spur Trail 11446 and theOneonta Trail#424: and […]

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