Clatsop Butte Loop

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Clatsop Butte Loop is a 1.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Portland, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 1.6 miles Elevation Gain: 137 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

running

forest

wild flowers

city walk

hiking
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Clatsop Butte is primarily a barkdust laid path for walking and running with wide open scenery. Many people use it for their regular exercise track. In addition to the two short loops there are also two natural, forested offshoots. One of the is a designated natural area with specific rules like no dogs. The other can be accessed by walking one block through the neighborhood to the west. The latter might not be officially part of the park, but it is a nice addition to the loop walk. Parking is available along 152nd Avenue by the park or in the nearby neighborhood. I explored every trail in the area and enjoyed it. Even though there are houses lining the park, destroying any sense of remoteness, the scenery is unique and picturesque.

walking
Thursday, June 14, 2018

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