Help keep our trails and parks open during COVID-19 by committing to social distancing. Some trails or park services may be closed this weekend so check with local authorities before heading out.
Learn more

Best trails in Gates

1,672 Reviews
Looking for a great trail near Gates, Oregon? AllTrails has 11 great hiking trails, views trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Silver Falls State Park or Cascadia State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like McDowell Creek County Park or Detroit Lake State Recreation Area. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 6 easy trails in Gates ranging from 1.8 to 7.2 miles and from 974 to 1,794 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Show more
Map of trails in Gates
Top trails (11)
#1 - Opal Creek Trail
Opal Creek Wilderness
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(677)
Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 3 h 13 m
NOTE: As of July 2020, users have reported that near the end of route shown on this page, there is a trail closure. The Opal Creek Trail closes roughly a mile short of the end, so hikers must switch tShow more
#2 - Stahlman Point Trail
Willamette National Forest
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(424)
Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 31 m
Stahlman Point Trail is a 4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Gates, Oregon that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and snowboardingShow more
#3 - Henline Falls Trail
Opal Creek Wilderness
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(271)
Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 54 m
Easy hike through Douglas Fir and Hemlock to Henline Falls and remnants of old mining from the 1930's. The trail meanders through young Douglas-fir and Western Hemlock forest. The trail ends at HenlShow more
#4 - Dome Rock Peak Trail
Opal Creek Wilderness
hardYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(145)
Length: 10.5 mi • Est. 5 h 51 m
This is an awesome trail to the top of a mountain, with 360 degree views. Tumble Lake, Detroit Lake, and Mount Jefferson can all be viewed from the top. There are tons of wildflowers at the summit. ToShow more
#5 - Rocky Top Trail
Santiam State Forest
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(65)
Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 58 m
Rocky Top Trail is a 1.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Gates, Oregon that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is bShow more
#6 - Tumble Ridge Trail #3380
Detroit Lake State Recreation Area
hardYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(34)
Length: 10.2 mi • Est. 6 h 15 m
Tumble Ridge Trail #3380 is a 10.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Gates, Oregon that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, campingShow more
#7 - Wild Boar Trail via Magic Trail
Santiam State Forest
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(27)
Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
Wild Boar Trail via Magic Trail is a 3.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Gates, Oregon that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers aShow more
#8 - Seven Mile Creek Falls
Gates, Oregon
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow Star(6)
Length: 0.2 mi • Est. 4 m
There are a few parking spots (and camping) along the road. To get down to the river there's a rope.Show more
#9 - Wild Boar Trail
Santiam State Forest
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(5)
Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 25 m
Wild Boar Trail is a 2.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Gates, Oregon that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activShow more
#10 - North Santiam River: Big Cliff Dam to Packsaddle County Park
Gates, Oregon
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray StarGray StarGray StarGray Star(4)
Length: 4.3 mi
North Santiam River: Big Cliff Dam to Packsaddle County Park is a 4.3 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Gates, Oregon that features a river. The trail is good for all skill levShow more
Showing results 1 - 10 of 11