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Katherine McDaniel reviewed Tamanawas Falls Trail
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SnowshoeingIcyRockySnow

Absolutely beautiful! The hike was perfect with snowshoes and poles. Hood had just gotten snow so there was barely any ice

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Brittany Funk reviewed Cape Falcon Trail
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HikingFloodedMuddy

Super pretty hike but muddy the entire way. Basically like an obstacle course because of all the mud and puddles of water, bring appropriate footwear

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Cory McKissick reviewed Tamanawas Falls Trail
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Kody Brown reviewed Tamanawas Falls Trail
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HikingGreat!IcySnow

Hike was good, just make sure to not keep anything of value in your vehicle at all. My truck was broken into while parked at the trailhead.

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Eloïse Adeline reviewed Tamanawas Falls Trail
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HikingIcyScramble

The folks I passed on the trail wearing adidas ultraboosts and whatever trendy sneakers you go for your Instagram post.....definitely didn’t make it to the falls. ABSOLUTELY bring crampons. It’s permafrost for 80% and a terribly steep part about 10 mins from the falls that was hard even on crampons. Nevermind the icy climb, going back down is the hardest. Most dogs seemed good. It’s the humans with regular hiking boots or snow boots (or the useless snowshoe on the narrow ice packed trail) that struggled the most. Hiking poles (I only had one) helpful for balance. The falls though....just beautiful. The hike was wonderful too. Crisp and often changing with dry dirt, fallen but cleared trees, big boulders with snow, and the ever changing light between 11–2:30.

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Katy Keen reviewed Cape Sebastian Trail
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HikingGreat!

This is the easiest 5-star review I think I've ever given. incredible trail that loops all the way to the beach (with a little help from a rope). I must have lucked out with an off-weekend in winter and an rarly-ish start because I pretty much had the whole thing to myself.

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Tony Petersen reviewed Cape Falcon Trail
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HikingGreat!

Beautiful day on the Oregon coast and yes the trail was a little muddy but it’s winter. In Oregon. Totally worth the hike.

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Megan Woodruff reviewed Saint Perpetua Trail
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Natalia D reviewed Tamanawas Falls Trail
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Definitely need microspikes! Snowshoes are overkill for current conditions

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Megan Stroud reviewed Tamanawas Falls Trail
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Great conditions other than (expected) ice towards the fall. As everyone else has said, bring micro spikes or you will have a hard time getting to the falls.

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Jacob Sears reviewed Tamanawas Falls Trail
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RunningGreat!

No snow in a while and it was a warm day so I decided to try to run it with spikes. Was able to run the whole thing without any problems. It felt shorter than 3.8 miles, following the rushing stream. Waterfall at the end was run of the mill. Definitely didn't make me stop and gasp or anything like that

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Tanya Dos Reis reviewed Captain Cook Trail and Thor's Well
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WalkingGreat!

great kid friendly walking trails. you get to see the waves crash on the rocks, very beautiful. they are tide pools you can check out. it's paved so stroller friendly, but you might want to go off the trail to get closer to the rocks and see the waves crash against the rocks. not a lot of area for parking usually packed.

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michael singh reviewed Ramona Falls Trail
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closed. you have to walk 6.8 miles before you hit the trailhead. the driving path to it is closed.

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Roxsee Huff reviewed Tamanawas Falls Trail
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Definitely need microspikes past a certain point. other than that amazing conditions

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Emily Lassen reviewed Sweet Creek Trail
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BEST HIKE EVER!!! This hike is one of our family favorites that we just keep coming back to again and again and again. Anytime family comes into town we try to make a point of doing this hike and then making it to the coast afterwards for a bonfire. This hike is insanely gorgeous - I mean... every turn you take there’s something else jaw dropping beautiful. I kid you not it’s that good. They should call this hike the Trail of Many Falls because there is just waterfall after waterfall after waterfall here. Each one so unique and majestic. Be sure to start the hike at that first parking lot rather than the middle one. I learned recently there’s even one further back to hike the other side of the river. So I have yet to do that hike. But our personal favorite is to start at that first trailhead - that way headed south on the trial is the best view of the gorgeous trail in my opinion. This hike is very kid friendly and easy enough. Just a pleasant walk through some lush Oregon woods. Enjoy!!

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Tanya Dos Reis reviewed Tamanawas Falls Trail
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HikingGreat!Icy

went today or was packed. I made the mistake of not wearing proper shoes make sure your shoes have spikes. there was lots of ice I fell a few times going up and too many times to count on my way back. as I was walking many other people were falling because they weren't wearing the proper shoes as well. I do not recommend this trail for children until the ice and snow is gone completely. other than that the trail was beautiful, I can't wait to come back when the ice is melted.

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Kevin Cathcart reviewed Ramona Falls Trail
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WalkingBlowdownBridge outClosed

I did this trail today with my hiking partner who was celebrating the one year anniversary of her total knee replacement. Yes, access to the trailhead is blocked at the bridge, and that adds on 2 miles each way to the 7 mile out and back for a total of 11 miles. My app showed a total elevation gain of a little more than 1500 feet, which is super gradual...no huffing and puffing up steep inclines. Once you get off the 2 mile approach on pavement...yuk...you hit a river crossing about a mile thereafter...which we arrived at exactly an hour in. The crossing was a narrow log just barely above the roaring Sandy River. My hiking partner is 61 and had a total knee replacement exactly a year ago....I told her...”nope...this looks kind of bad...let’s go back.” She shot me down, and said “I’m doing this”, and she scooted side saddle style across the river on the log calling on her guardian angel and her deceased father for strength. Whoop! I straddled the log, and kept my feet up out of the water. It was a bit scary, but it wasn’t that bad. The log was icy...walking it...not an option. Finding the trail after the river crossing was somewhat unclear, but we found the trail with a few minutes of looking around, and soldiered on. The rest of the hike was pretty awesome. It was a clear bluebird day, and we had super awesome views of Mt. Hood on a short stretch in its winter glory. Epic photos for sure! The trail was mostly clear after the river crossing...just a few spots of downed trees from the recent wind storms. Nothing super crazy. The falls are crazy beautiful. Definitely worth every step. We had perfect weather. Apparently there is a return loop of some sort...we didn’t do that...according to other reports there is a lot of blown down. The one and only strapping young lad we saw after the log crossing said he went that way a few weeks ago, and it wasn’t passable...it was an in and out for us...no reason to fight City Hall on the Beta. My hiking partner did the straddle thing over the log on the way back, and she agreed that it felt safer. If you’re carrying hiking poles, just toss them across the river to other side...your hands need to be gripped onto that log. If you fall.into that icy river...good luck...the hiking poles can be replaced...not you! We started the hike at 10:10 a.m. and got back to the car at 2:40 p.m. We both walk at least an hour a day in the city...Forest Park, Tabor...not super athletes, but strong walkers who look for hills when they walk. I wouldn’t recommend this to casual hikers/walkers in the winter if it’s snowing or raining hard. We had a perfect day, and the hike was super epic...not the norm in Oregon. Stay safe out there beautiful people!

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Laura Christian reviewed Discovery Point Trail
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Was here on a blue bird day. Beautiful views!

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Joseph Csoti reviewed Tamanawas Falls Trail
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HikingGreat!Icy

Went on Monday Jan 18th (MLK Day) around 9:00am. The parking lot was empty. Trail was really nice & quiet -- only ran into two people on the way in. On the way out however (around 11ish) I ran into at least 15 people & the parking lot was full. I'd suggest arriving earlier than 10am to secure a spot. IMPORTANT: you will also NEED shoe spikes around for the last half. Poles might be enough for the first part, but definitely WON'T cut it for the second part.

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