Tryon Creek Natural Area

Trail sign at the Nature House

  • Easy2-mile loop
  • 200 feet elevation gain
  • Open all year
  • Use: hikers, horses, bicycles

Quiet paths and scenic footbridges highlight this densely forested canyon, a pocket wilderness tucked between Portland and Lake Oswego. The woods here are particularly beckoning in spring when the trilliums bloom, but any season is fine for a morning stroll or an afternoon outing with the kids.

Take Terwilliger exit 297 …

This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Northwest Oregon & Southwest Washington.