Trip Planning: Online Resources for Hikers and Backpackers

Before heading out, use this list of links to learn more about current trail conditions, passes & permits, local weather, and more.

Hiking Resources

These two websites are the best resources for finding information about hiking in Oregon and Washington. They both offer comprehensive guides to hikes as well as recent trip reports.

Public Land Management Agencies for NW Oregon and SW Washington

For a complete list of National Forest and National Park ranger stations in Oregon and Washington, view this post.



Passes & Permits

Portland area Hiking Groups

Non-profits/Advocacy/Environmental Organizations

Trail Maintenance Volunteer Opportunities

Weather & Webcams