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

  • White River Fire CLOSURE AREA on Barlow RD September 25, 2020
    There is a closure area surrounding the White River Fire, including a fire-damaged section of Forest Road 48. Please view the closure map for details. The detour for FR48 is described in the Forest Order here. The White River Fire is about 85% contained but is still burning on the interior of the fire and […]
  • Riverside Fire CLOSURE September 8, 2020
    The Riverside Fire closure area has been reduced. Read the Forest Order text here. View the closure map here. The Riverside Fire reached over 138,000 and has left many damaged roads and recreation sites. Dead and weakened trees have made many roads and hillsides dangerous for months to come. Highway 224 & FR 46 are […]
  • Olallie Lake area CLOSED; PCT CLOSED south of Olallie Meadow CG September 5, 2020
    Due to the ongoing hazards from the Lionshead Fire, the Olallie Lake area is CLOSED for the winter season. Forest Road 4220 is CLOSED at the intersection with FR 4690. The Pacific Crest Trail is CLOSED for the season for about 40 miles from where it enters the forest from the Warm Springs Reservation %3Anear […]
  • Still Creek Rd. (FR 2612) partially CLOSED July 13, 2020
    Still Creek Rd. %3AForest Road 2612%3A is temporarily CLOSED from mile post 7.00 to the Trillium junction. This closure for road work was delayed due to Labor Day windstorm and Riverside Fire reassignments. Road will hopefully open by mid-November. 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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