What are the top 20 hikes in Oregon?
This is a tough question because there are so many “top” hikes. I decided to answer this with the 20 best hikes based on what they are best for. Check out this story to see my Top 20 Oregon Hikes.
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For a relatively easy hike, with a lot of reward, I’d say Cascade Head. It combines the beauty of Pacific Northwest forests, with the scenic farmland surrounding it, and culminates with a breathtaking view of the vastness of the coast. An absolutely stunning wander through all the things that make Oregon great!
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About Ask Oregon Expert Cari Soong
Cari Soong is the Assistant Manager of the Eugene, Cascades & Coast Adventure Center in Springfield, Oregon. When she isn't sending visitors out on adventures throughout the region, she is pursuing her passion for outdoor recreation. From bicycling and hiking to snowboarding, she is always in search of the next epic excursion. She has called Oregon home since 2004 and thrives on finding new favorites around the state. She's always eager to share her expert advice and help others plan their trips.