Explore Oregon

Why stay inside?

This is Oregon after all, and the expert staff at Oregon Wild lead outdoor adventures around the state throughout the year. Join us to experience Oregon's outdoors and learn more about the state's spectacular wild places. All hikes are FREE unless otherwise noted. Sign up for our e-mail alerts to get advance invitations to Oregon Wild hikes and events, and check out our list of suggested hikes.

Hike space is limited so pre-registration is required. Complete trip details are provided upon RSVP, but some important hiker information is listed here. Click on any of the events below for more information, to access a link to sign up, and to view the assigned coordinator's contact information. Now lace up your boots and let's go!

Can't make a scheduled hike? Explore on your own with some of Oregon Wild's suggested outings!

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Hikers on the McNeil Point trail in Mount Hood National Forest (photo by Eric Nomura)

Hikes & Events

Wild Wednesday
Jan 04, 2018: Join Oregon Wild for a presentation on how and where to snowshoe in central Oregon. We'll have tips and suggestions...
Wild Wednesday
Jan 17, 2018: Our local wilderness areas offer fantastic backcountry skiing right out our back door! Join Oregon Wild to learn what...
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Jan 20, 2018: Experience the beautiful forest along the Pacific Crest Trail covered in snow as you trek to Rosary Lakes. Level:...
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Jan 27, 2018: Explore a diverse old-growth forest in winter along the crystal clear Cold Spring Creek leading up to the spectacular...
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Jan 29, 2018: Join Oregon Wild's Erik Fernandez on a beginner snowshoe excursion to the beautiful winter wonderland near Edison Butte...
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Feb 02, 2018: Come out to the Ochocos to see the exceptionally orange Ponderosa pines under a snowy backdrop. Level: Easy-...
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Feb 04, 2018: Explore the forested hills near the Gold Lake Sno-Park and take in spectacular views of Odell Lake on this fun snowshoe...
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Feb 10, 2018: Visit old-growth forests, regenerated forests, and young plantations to see the different impacts these forests have on...