Explore the most popular birding trails in Bald Hill Natural Area with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

Nice short hike!

hiking
2 months ago

used to love hiking here during college. fun place to play on the bike and walk the pup

hiking
4 months ago

Spent Sunday hiking up Bald Hill. It's a beautiful and peaceful area. I am just working on getting back into shape and into hiking, so cresting the top of the bill was most difficult for me, but definitely not so hard that I'd never do it again. Got a great workout, and saw some beautiful scenery and wildlife.

This trail is nice for beginners-moderate hikers because there are multiple cut offs that all you to make a loop as short as about 1.1 miles to as long as 3+ miles.

4 months ago

Baby cows too.

hiking
5 months ago

Beautiful trail. Not to difficult even if you’re out of shape. A few good hill climbs, but overall gorgeous and very fun

hiking
7 months ago

Great place to walk the dog and get some exercise. Beautiful on a sunny day but Thursday there was a rainbow across the little valley and I did not have my phone to take a picture! Trails are still muddy in the shade.

Very happy that the people who use these trails clean up after themselves and their animals.

hiking
9 months ago

Amazing and rather well maintained.

So fun - quite muddy in January - but still fun.

Very pretty

Monday, September 25, 2017

Beautiful views and a good workout, especially if you take the path on your right after walking past the map.

walking
Friday, September 08, 2017

Beautiful expansive natural area great for kids. Couple trail heads provide different experiences. Super kid friendly!

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

nice easy walk. We combined it with Mulkey Creek trail, Fitton Green, and Allen Throop loop trail for a long beautiful hike.

walking
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Easy hike, good w/ and w/out friends.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

nice mix of hills and flat. beautiful lavender field at the top.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Nice beautiful easy walk

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

good place to run and hike

hiking
Monday, May 01, 2017

We followed past the loop an ended up including the Allen Throop loop in also. Beautiful hike. one of my favorites

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Love this spot so close to Corvallis but lots of place to explore and adventure.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

love this areA

hiking
Saturday, April 29, 2017

love this area. We ended up on doing 9 miles in ad day just wandering around taking in the beauty. My new favorite hiking spot.

hiking
Sunday, March 19, 2017

Muddy right now, but still a fun little hike. Take your time and step carefully. This is a "do it again" when it's had a chance to dry out.

hiking
Saturday, March 18, 2017

This is a fun trail during the summer and spring, and is even a pretty decent night hike, but it is by far at its best when covered in snow. A fairly easy hike year round, but be aware that down trees are not uncommon, particularly near the trail heads and may occlude the path.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

It's a nice trail and has some dog friendly areas

hiking
Saturday, February 18, 2017

Excellent trail. Easily about 6-8 feet wide the entire trail. Very well maintained, decent views in all directions along the entire way.

hiking
Friday, December 30, 2016

This was a pretty easy hike. I brought my dog, and even had her off leash for about five minutes with no problems at all. Light traffic when I was there. Due to the weather the trail is now very muddy. I highly recommend boots of some sort. The view was nice, but I'm sure it is much more enjoyable in the summer or with snow. I would recommend this to anyone that wants a good time without the pressure of a long hike. I spent approximately 1.5 hours here.

hiking
Sunday, October 23, 2016

Even on a "busy day", I didn't see that many people on the unimproved trails. The paved trail between parking lots has heavy traffic.

hiking
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

I absolutely loved this trail. You went through dense foliage, came to clearings that overlooked farmland, and had a gorgeous view of the valley at the top of your hike. Plus there are new benches along the way to sit and take in the views!
The hike itself wasn't hard, it was a perfect way to get outside and get some fresh air in the middle of the day!

hiking
Monday, September 26, 2016

Nice hike, especially with my pup :)

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Great trail

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