Oregon could arguably be the most Adventure packed state around. You’ll never be without something to do. Portland is the states’ largest city, and there’s no secret why, Adventures are scattered all around! With that being, here are 8 Insane Oregon Adventures Near Portland You Have To See.
1. Eagle Creek
The Columbia River Gorge is an Adventurers’ paradise, and Eagle Creek Trail is where you want to be. Multiple waterfalls along the hike, including both Punch Bowl and Tunnel Falls (which you can walk behind).
2. Ramona Falls
Well known for being one of the most beautiful waterfalls around the area, Ramona Falls drops from over 120 ft., and creates a classic “bridal veil” look. Within the Mt Hood National Forest.
3. Haystack Rock
Remember that awesome movie you’ve seen probably 100 times? Yeah, “The Goonies.” Look familiar? Haystack Rock is iconic. Located in Cannon Beach, catch a sunset here, its definitely worth it.
4. Latourell Falls
5. Saddle Mountain
6. Multnomah Falls
You can’t have a list about Adventures in Oregon, especially a Portland one, and not include Multnomah Falls. The famous Falls have not one, but two drops to create masterpiece. Drops from over 540 and 70 ft., super easy hike.
7. Rooster Rock
Experience the Gorge unlike anywhere else at Rooster Rock State Park. Unreal views. Don’t forget to check out the massive rock formation where famous the duo Lewis and Clark once camped under, and where the park gets its name.
8. Wahclella Falls
Wahclella Falls is a classic Oregon/Columbia Gorge waterfall that you’ve gotta check out. Massive basalt rocks carved out by Tanner Creek create a perfect scene.
As you can see, Portland is a honey hole for amazing Adventures. Where do you want to go first? Which ones have you gone on? As always, Adventures are best with friends, so get a group together and get a road trip in the making!