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Best trails in Welches

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Looking for a great trail near Welches, Oregon? AllTrails has 17 great hiking trails, trail running 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 Beacon Rock State Park or Starvation Creek State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Yacolt Burn State Forest or Mount Talbert Nature Park. Ready for some activity? There are 7 moderate trails in Welches ranging from 0.9 to 10.9 miles and from 1,213 to 5,068 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Welches
Top trails (17)
#1 - Old Salmon River Trail
Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
As of May 28, 2020, users have reported that there are temporary closures in this area. Please consult the park's website before visiting. This is an easy, mostly flat hike along the Salmon River. FoShow more
#2 - Salmon River Trail
Mount Hood National Forest
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Length: 25.7 mi • Est. Multi-day
Salmon River Trail is a 25.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Welches, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, Show more
#3 - Huckleberry Mountain via Boulder Ridge Trail
Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness
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Length: 10.9 mi • Est. 6 h 40 m
Huckleberry Mountain via Boulder Ridge Trail is a 10.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Welches, Oregon that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarilyShow more
#4 - Salmon Butte Trail
Mount Hood National Forest
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Length: 12.2 mi • Est. 7 h 16 m
Salmon Butte Trail is a 12.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Welches, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for Show more
#5 - Riverside Trail #723
Mount Hood National Forest
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 2 h 54 m
Note: Camp is closed, so you can park at the door and walk approximately 0.40 miles to the trailhead. Show more
#6 - Salmon Trail via Kinzel
Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness
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Length: 14.7 mi • Est. 8 h 37 m
Salmon trail to Kinzel lake looping back along the Hunchback trail and Green Canyon way.Show more
#7 - Bonanza Trail
Mount Hood National Forest
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Length: 9.4 mi • Est. 5 h 50 m
Bonanza Trail is a 9.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Welches, Oregon that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and camping. Show more
#8 - Cascade Streamwatch Trail
Mtn Air Park
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 18 m
Cascade Streamwatch Trail is a 0.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Welches, Oregon that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walkiShow more
#9 - Shining Lake
Mount Hood National Forest
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Length: 8.4 mi • Est. 4 h 6 m
Shining Lake is a 8.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Welches, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#10 - Shellrock Lake #700, Serene Lake and Grouse Point Trail #517
Roaring River Wilderness
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Length: 10.6 mi • Est. 5 h 58 m
This loop hike begins and ends at the Shellrock Lake Trail #700 trailhead. The loop is made from Shellrock Lake Trail #700, then right on Grouse Point Trail #517, then left on Serene Lake Trail, then Show more
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