For hikers of intermediate ability, all within about a 2 hours drive of Lake Oswego. Hikers leave at 8 am (earlier meeting times noted) from City of Lake Oswego, West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way. Park in lower parking lot, behind building, off Kruse Way Place. New participants arrive 15 minutes early. Return time depends on hiking and driving distance.
A more leisurely-paced hike, great for beginning hikers! 5-7 miles with comfortable elevation gains and good trail conditions. Leaves promptly at 8:30a unless otherwise noted.
Where to Meet
Meet at City of Lake Oswego’s WEST END BUILDING, 4101 Kruse Way. Park in back of building in the lower parking lot.
What to Bring
Daypack containing lunch, sufficient water, sun protection, trail snacks, rain gear, extra clothing and personal items such as sunglasses, insect repellent, first aid kit, compact space blanket, whistle and flashlight. Ticks and poison oak may be prevalent.
What to Wear
Clothes suitable for weather conditions. Sturdy, lug-soled, waterproof walking shoes/boots, sun protection.
Car Pooling & Fees
Arranged among participants. Driver donation noted with each hike; bridge tolls shared by all. All mileage shown is roundtrip.
Parks & Recreation Fee
A $1 per person Parks & Rec fee payable to hike leader at 1st or 2nd meeting place.
Hikes/rambles are not canceled due to rain. Leaders may change hike location due to hazardous driving or hiking conditions. Leaders may refuse to take anyone not properly equipped or who is judged incapable of making a specific trip. Participants accept responsibility for personal safety. No pets permitted.
Northwest Forest Park Pass (NWFP) may be required for each vehicle at selected trailheads in National Forests. Drivers are responsible for obtaining passes prior to hike. State Park Pass (SPP) available at trailhead.
2nd Pickup Locations
AWHD Airport Way Home Depot, I-205 exit 24. Park in SW corner of parking lot. + 30 min.
CFM Clackamas Fred Meyer north parking lot, near Elmer's Pancake House, Exit 12-A off I-205. + 30 min.
JBC Jantzen Beach Center, SW corner of Office Depot parking lot. Exit 308 off 1-5, turn west, + 30min.
L&C Lewis and Clark State Park, Exit 18 off I-84. + 45 min.
SPS Sunset Plaza Safeway, NW Murray Rd. at Cornell Rd. Exit 67 off US 26W. + 30 min.
TW Tualatin Wendy’s back lot, Exit 289 off I-5. + 15 min.CFM - Clackamas Fred Meyer