Best trails in Vancouver

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Looking for a great trail near Vancouver, Washington? AllTrails has 13 great running trails, hiking trails, kid friendly 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 Battle Ground Lake State Park or Guy W. Talbot State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Forest Park or Moulton Falls Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 12 easy trails in Vancouver ranging from 0.8 to 15.5 miles and from 26 to 314 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 Vancouver
Top trails (13)
#1 - Salmon Creek Trail
Salmon Creek Park
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 2 h 29 m
The first section of this trail is wheelchair and stroller friendly.Show more
#2 - Cougar Trails Loop
Vancouver, Washington
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
The Cougar Trails project provides several miles of walking, jogging and biking paths. Designated jogging paths and interpretive trails provide all-weather walking surface wide enough for people.Show more
#3 - Discovery Historic Loop
Vancouver, Washington
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
A simple easy walk within the city limits of Vancouver, WA. Runs along the Columbia River and can eventually cross highway 14 and end up at historic Fort Vancouver.Show more
#4 - Burnt Bridge Creek Trail
Stewart Glen
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Length: 15.5 mi • Est. 6 h 40 m
From the trail's official website: "This hard-surfaced, shared-use trail offers excellent opportunities for walking, biking, jogging, commuting and viewing the Burnt Bridge Creek Greenway. The trail Show more
#5 - Vancouver Lake
Shillapoo Wildlife Recreation Area
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 1 h 51 m
Note: Dogs are not allowed April to October.Show more
#6 - Historic Columbia River Gorge Highway
Vancouver, Washington
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Length: 100.5 mi
PLEASE NOTE: This is a 100-mile drive from Vancouver to Maryhill following the Colombia River. There are view of the gorge, historical sites to look at, and vineyards to experience. Show more
#7 - Salmon Creek Trail and Greenway Loop
Salmon Creek Park
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 2 m
Salmon Creek Trail and Greenway Loop is a 2.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Vancouver, Washington that features a lake. The trail is good for all skill levels and offers a number Show more
#8 - Ellen Davis Trail
Leverich Park
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 53 m
Ellen Davis Trail is a 4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Vancouver, Washington. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking, walking, and trail runnShow more
#9 - Lewis & Clark Discovery Greenway to Renaissance Trail
Vancouver, Washington
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 30 m
Lewis & Clark Discovery Greenway to Renaissance Trail is a 3.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Vancouver, Washington that features a river and is good for all skill levels. Show more
#10 - David Douglas Park Trail
David Douglas Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 27 m
David Douglas Park Trail is a 1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Vancouver, Washington that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail offersShow more
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