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

benefit / fundraiser
Aug 01, 2017: Don't waste your apples - RECYCLE THEM! Bring Portland Cider your backyard apples to turn into a community cider for...
general event
Oct 18, 2017: Are you curious about what happened out there this summer?  Alison Dean, the Fire Effects Monitoring Coordinator for...
Hiking event
Oct 20, 2017: Explore a diverse old-growth forest in fall along the crystal clear Cold Spring Creek leading up to the spectacular...
Hiking event
Oct 22, 2017: The Clear Lake Loop Trail hugs the edge of Clear Lake as it winds through old growth coniferous and deciduous forest....
Wild Wednesday
Oct 25, 2017: Join the Oregon Brewshed® Alliance & Plank Town Brewing to celebrate Oregon Wild's work to protect and defend the...
Wild Wednesday
Nov 01, 2017: Oregon Wild Ones Wednesday! The Heart Of Darkness Exploring and Defending The Ochoco Mountains of Oregon with guest...
Hiking event
Nov 03, 2017: A high mountain fall hike through old-growth trees and meadows with panoramic views of the Ochoco Mountains. Difficulty...
Hiking event
Nov 05, 2017: Learn everything you ever wanted to know about mushroom ecology and identification on this fairly easy, slow-paced fall...