Fifteenmile Creek Wild & Scenic Hike

One of the hidden gems of the Mt. Hood National Forest, this classic loop includes meadows and rock gardens, as well as a huge diversity of tree species along the Wild & Scenic Fifteenmile Creek. 

Difficulty: Difficult
Distance: Up to 10 miles
Elevation Gain: 500-700 feet
Leader: Jonathan Jelen
Location: Mount Hood National Forest (carpools depart from Portland)

Hike through one of Mount Hood’s most diverse old-growth forests to a unique area featuring both wet-westside and dry-eastside ecosystems. We’ll learn the basics of tree identification along the Wild & Scenic Fifteenmile Creek.

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Photo by Erik Fernandez.