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I’m the author of two books on Portland hikes: 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles of Portland and Day and Section Hikes on the Oregon PCT. I try to get out there as much as I can, and I try to keep up with all the latest news and developments out on the trail. Check here for news, stories, and photographs from the great outdoors. And you can also follow me as the 60 Hikes guy on Facebook or Twitter.

Opal Creek Without The Crowds: Hiking Oregon’s Little North Santiam River

· If you're looking for an easy, scenic and not too crowded hike in Oregon, check out the Little North Santiam River. ·

  • Paul Gerald
  • February 5, 2019
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If you’re looking for an easy, scenic and not too crowded hike in Oregon, check out the Little North Santiam River. It’s kind of like the Opal Creek Wilderness — in fact, it’s on the same river — but with far fewer people.

New 60 Hikes: Portland Portland Hikes Spreadsheet

  • Paul Gerald
  • July 10, 2018
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In the latest edition of my book 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Portland, there’s a handy list of hikes near Portland; it tells which characteristics like length, difficulty, waterfalls, best time to go, etc., for each one. That list also exists on a spreadsheet, which you can use to search for hikes with your own…