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I suggest hiking here in the early spring or late fall to truly enjoy the views. The summer time can be quite busy as Portlanders will travel out here to swim in the opal waters. I went in late March to have most of the place to ourselves. A must see for Oregonians!
Aidan T. on Milo McIver State Park Loop Trail
Park rangers/state park has hatred towards anything but horse riders. They would rather see trails get destroyed by horses before allowing families to enjoy trails on bicycles.
Love this trail! One of my dogs favs! Following the river trail is the best in my opinion. When my husband comes along he always has his fishing pole to throw in a line while the dog and I mosey on down the trail. Also is never too crowed, and when you do pass people they are always the friendliest! I try and take the dog to this one at least once a week!
Go here quite a bit with the dog...has amazing views and the tunnels are fun to walk in. Lots of lookouts to take in the beautiful Columbia gorge! The only thing is, Watch Out for Bikes!! They come in fast and do NOT slow down (most of them anyways). It is a very wide paved trail so always be sure to stay on the right side as well as your pet! You don't want to get run over! :-/
I find it best to hit this trail as early as possible, less bikes the earlier you go.
Great trails, lots of variety. Wooded dirt trails nice and quiet, beautiful wide open spaces gravel trails, and easy going paved paths. Dogs have to be on leash, which I personally don't care for. I'll take a off leash dog park over any place any day. It was a great easy walk though. Nice to just stroll and take in all the beautiful scenery.
Great walk, only went about half way and back -didn't reach the trail intersection. Not much to see, but lots to hear. Explored two 50's car body's crushed, and shot full of holes. No traffic, easy access, only parking for about four vehicles.