Riverside Trail

EASY 12 reviews
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Riverside Trail is a 6.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Estacada, Oregon that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
6.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
633 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

Directions from Estacada: Travel south on Hwy. 224 for 25.6 miles (approximately .50 mile past Ripplebrook Guard Station), and turn right onto Rd. 46. On Rd. 46, travel 1.8 miles and the trailhead is located on the right.

hiking
3 months ago

This is a nice trail for all levels. It is not nearly as busy as some of the other trails in the area. The path is quite narrow at times. (Totally doable, you can just tell it isn't a high traffic trail) Some negatives for us... The road is RIGHT there for more of the trail than we would have preferred. The biggest downside was the garbage. There was a l lot of it. Not garbage I was willing to pick up either... Like used toilet paper all over the place. The plus sides were there too though. You can easily spawn off the trail and check out the Clackamas River. There was a lovely bridge and LOTS of interesting trees and nature to look at along the way.

hiking
4 months ago

7 months ago

8 months ago

This app takes you to the campsite .9 mile past the trailhead. This time of year, the river was high and fast, super mossy, green forest!! There was no one else out there today and it was perfect for my dog today!!! Easy trail, a bit slippery today, be safe!!

Monday, August 08, 2016

hiking
Thursday, July 21, 2016

A good hike... next to a road ☹️

hiking
Saturday, July 02, 2016

I really enjoyed this trail, so mellow, and great access to the river and potential swimming spots. The map location took me to Riverside Campground which the trail connects to, but it wasn't super easy to spot the trail head within the campground. The actual trailhead is about 2 miles before the campground, on the right.

hiking
Saturday, April 09, 2016

hiking
Wednesday, November 11, 2015

There is something about the rainy day Fall hike that this trail lends itself perfectly to.

Thursday, June 20, 2013

hiking
Tuesday, October 04, 2011

great trail , both Mtb and hike. just finished a day out with my pack weighted down and still had a great time , seen a few good runs I want to hit in the kayak and even got surprised with an early mushroom hunt, took home some chantrelles and even some lobsters long with a few amineta specemins to identify. great day! great trail, hit it on the bike mid summer had a great time then too though I blew two tubes on the trail.