Three Fingered Jack Loop

Three Fingered Jack seen from Canyon Creek Meadow Three Fingered Jack Loop Three Fingered Jack seen from Canyon Creek Meadow Trip Name: Three Fingered Jack Loop Trip Length: 24.2 mile loop Trip Time: 2-3 days Best time to visit: Summer to early fall Difficulty rating: 5 Views: 8 Wilderness experience: 8 Recommended activities: Backpacking Best

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Steelhead Falls

Steelhead Falls from the cliffs just below the falls Steelhead Falls Swimming Steelhead Falls from the cliffs just below the falls Trip Name: Steelhead Falls Trip Length: 1.2 miles out-and-back Trip Time: 1 hour Best time to visit: Spring to fall Difficulty rating: 2 Views: 7 Wilderness experience: 3 (can be crowded) Recommended activities: Day

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Green Lakes Trail

South Sister above Green Lakes Trip Name: Green Lakes Trail Trip Length: 9.2 miles out-and-back Trip Time: 4-5 hours Best time to visit: Summer to early fall Difficulty rating: 4 Views: 8 Wilderness experience: 4 (can be crowded) Recommended activities: Day hike, dogs (leash required July 15 – September 15) Best for: Hikers, families, dogs

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Broken Top Loop

Broken Top as seen from Park Meadow Broken Top Backpacking Loop Broken Top as seen from Park Meadow Trip Name: Broken Top Loop Trip Length: 33.4 Loop Trip Time: 3-4 days Best time to visit: Summer to early fall Difficulty rating: 5 Views: 8 Wilderness experience: 8 Recommended activities: Backpacking Best for: Backpackers Restroom: Yes,

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Shevlin Park Loop Trail

Tumalo Creek flowing through Shevlin Park Shevlin Park Loop Trail Tumalo Creek flowing through Shevlin Park Trip Name: Shevlin Park Loop Trip Length: 4.6 miles Trip Time: 2 hours Best time to visit: Year round (most likely snow and ice in winter) Difficulty rating: 2 Views: 4 Wilderness experience: 4 (can be crowded on weekends)

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South Sister

South Sister and her summit several miles of hiking away. South Sister South Sister and her summit several miles of hiking away. Trip Name: South Sister (Summit) Trip Length: 11.6 miles out-and-back Trip Time: 7-9 hours (maybe more) Best time to visit: Summer to early fall Difficulty rating: 10 (long, steep, very exposed) Views: 10

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Best Hiking Boots

Finding the right hiking boots is something that is going to take some homework and possibly even some trial and error. It is not just about finding a boot that fits, it needs to suit the kind of hiking you intend to do and the terrain you will be walking on. There are a variety

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