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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 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

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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

  • Avalanches on Mt. Hood December 1, 2023
    Every year there is avalanche activity on the mountain. 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. Mt. Hood Avalanche Forecast: Northwest Avalanche Center Learn more about climbing […]
  • Sno-Park Permits required Nov. 1 thru Apr. 30 November 1, 2023
    All Sno-Parks across Mt. Hood National Forest except for Billy Bob Sno-Park require Sno-Park Permits. You must have a valid Sno-Park Permit in your vehicle windshield to park in these designated winter recreation areas from November 1 through April 30. Sno-Park Permits are managed by the Oregon Department of Transportation %3AODOT%3A. Oregon Sno-Park permits are […]
  • Forest Roads Conditions November 1, 2023
    Please check the Mt. Hood National Forest roads table for an overview of forest roads conditions. It's important to always check weather conditions before your trip, especially during the winter. The Forest does not plow roads. Many roads are gated December 1 through early spring due to snow depth or to provide range land for […]

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