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

  • Temporary Closure at Sahalie Falls, Elk Meadows July 24, 2019
    Forest Road 3545, Sahalie Falls Road and Elk Meadows Trailhead Parking lot are CLOSED to public vehicle access due to construction in the area. To access Elk Meadows Trail #645, park at Umbrella Falls Trailhead, on Forest Road 3555, %3Athe Main Mt. Hood Meadows access road%3A. Both Umbrella Falls Trail #667 and Sahalie Falls Trail […]
  • No Fireworks Permitted on the National Forest June 28, 2019
    No firecrackers, smoke bombs, roman candles or fireworks of any kind are allowed on the public lands. Please recreate responsibly and if you have a campfire burn it safely and fully extinguish it at night and before leaving your campsite. Thank you and Happy 4th of July!!
  • Highway 35 Roadwork-Motorists Should Use Caution June 26, 2019
    The Mt. Hood National Forest in partnership with the Oregon Department of Transportation %3AODOT%3A and Western Federal Lands will be working on various projects along Highway 35 throughout the summer. Motorists should expect a temporary traffic signal, or flaggers directing traffic, heavy equipment, lane adjustments, and possible delays throughout the summer along portions of OR […]
  • Temporary Closure Still Creek Road mid July- Oct. June 12, 2019
    A road closure will occur on the Still Creek Road %3ARd 2612%3A, that connects Rhododendron to Trillium Lake. The closure will occur from approximately mid-July to mid-October for culvert replacement over Tributary C of Still Creek with a bridge. Fiber Optic lines will be relocated beginning on June 25th. The road will be completely closed […]
  • 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: %3Aul%3A %3Ali%3ANorth of the western Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness Boundary up to Wahtum Lake%3A/li%3A %3Ali%3AWest of Wahtum Lake%3A/li%3A %3Ali%3ANorth of Rainy Wahtum Trail #409%3A/li%3A %3Ali%3AWest of Mt. Defiance Trail #413%3A/li%3A %3Ali%3ASouth of the […]
  • Trillium Lake Boardwalk Temporarily Closed July 13, 2018
    A part of the boardwalk around Trillium Lake is temporarily closed due to the need to replace a section of rotting wood. The public is still able to walk to the closure points at either end of the affected part of the boardwalk.

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