Below is a collection of some of the best accessible trails around Oregon and SW Washington.  These have been compiled through conversations with other wheelchair users, notably Chuck Frayer, and an excellent 2008 article in the Oregonian by Terry Richards highlighting some of the best place to hike, fish and camp in Oregon. Following the outline of Richards’ article, added links to maps and resources about each trail. Feel free to leave a comment about additional trails or resources for the trails listed here.

An excellent resource for Portland Metro area trails is AccessRecreation.org.

Portland

Willamette River Greenway: paved trail along the Portland waterfront starting at the Spaghetti Factory south of the SW Waterfront OHSU campus

Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade: $30 million park on the east bank of the Willamette River in Portland (https://www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/finder/index.cfm?&propertyid=105&action=viewpark)

Springwater Corridor: 16-mile hard-surface path from Southeast Portland to Gresham (https://www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/finder/index.cfm?action=ViewPark&PropertyID=679)

Fanno Creek Regional Trail: (http://www.thprd.org/pdfs/document46.pdf)

Tualatin Hills Nature Park and Greenway Park in Beaverton: (http://www.thprd.org/parks-and-trails/detail/tualatin-hills-nature-park)

Tryon Creek State Park in Lake Oswego (http://oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm?do=parkPage.dsp_parkPage&parkId=103);

Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, north of Sherwood: (https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Tualatin_River/); (https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Tualatin_River/map.html); (https://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Region_1/NWRS/Zone_2/Tualatin_River/Documents/TRNWR%20Map.pdf#a); (https://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Region_1/NWRS/Zone_2/Tualatin_River/Documents/Trail%20Map.pdf#b)

Vancouver

Discovery Trail: (http://www.cityofvancouver.us/parksrec/page/discovery-historic-loop-trail-2-miles)

Burnt Bridge Greenway: (http://www.cityofvancouver.us/parksrec/page/burnt-bridge-creek-trail-8-miles)

Salmon Creek Greenway: (https://www.clark.wa.gov/public-works/salmon-creek-regional-parkklineline-pond)

Lacamas Heritage Trail: (https://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/lacamas-heritage-trail)

Columbia River Gorge

Segments of the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail

Tooth Rock near Cascade Locks: http://www.oregonhikers.org/field_guide/Tooth_Rock_Trailhead

Mosier Twin Tunnels near Hood River: http://www.oregonhikers.org/field_guide/Mosier_Twin_Tunnels_Hike

Riverfront Trail in The Dalles: https://www.gorgediscovery.org/riverfront-trail-map/

Washington side of the Columbia Gorge

St. Cloud: https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/crgnsa/recarea/?recid=29980

Sams Walker: https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/crgnsa/recarea/?recid=29972

Fort Cascades: http://www.oregonhikers.org/field_guide/Fort_Cascades_Hike

Catherine Creek: http://www.oregonhikers.org/field_guide/Catherine_Creek_Trailhead

Willamette Valley

Banks-Vernonia State Trail: http://oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm?do=parkPage.dsp_parkPage&parkId=104

Champoeg State Park near St Paul/Newberg: http://oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm?do=parkPage.dsp_parkPage&parkId=79

Willamette Mission State Park near Brooks: http://oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm?do=parkPage.dsp_parkPage&parkId=99

Corvallis to Philomath Rails-to-Trails path: http://therighttrail.org/trails/corvallis-philomath-multi-modal-path

Eugene

Bike trail system: https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0ahUKEwi5nvaJ3ePVAhVH1mMKHTRBCG8QFggmMAA&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.eugene-or.gov%2FDocumentCenter%2FView%2F4268&usg=AFQjCNGkXaG4yq6HCr7PIWrsFlGJzF_WDQ

Willamette River bike trail: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g51862-d146978-Reviews-Willamette_River_bike_trail-Eugene_Oregon.html

Cottage Grove

Row River Trail in Cottage Grove:

http://www.americantrails.org/nationalrecreationtrails/blm/rowriver-or.html

pdf map:https://www.blm.gov/or/resources/recreation/files/brochures/row_river_trail_map_32x18.pdf

Oregon Coast

Fort Stevens State Park trail system near Hammond: http://www.oregonhikers.org/field_guide/Fort_Stevens_Loop_Hike

Seaside Promenade: http://www.seasideor.com/seaside-stories/seaside-or-promenade/

Yaquina Head tide pool: https://www.blm.gov/learn/interpretive-centers/yaquina

Yaquina Bay estuary paths: https://www.oregonhikers.org/field_guide/Yaquina_Estuary_Hike

Oceanfront Trail in Yachats: http://www.yachats.org/Yachats_Area_Trails_Maps.html

Cape Perpetua near Yachats, trail to tide pools: https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/siuslaw/recarea/?recid=42265

Bullards Beach State Park bike path near Bandon: http://oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm?do=parkPage.dsp_parkPage&parkId=50

Oregon Coast Trail at Humbug Mountain State Park near Port Orford: http://oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm?do=main.loadFile&load=_siteFiles%2Fpublications%2Fhumbug_trail.pdf

Mount Hood

Wildwood Park near Welches:  https://www.outdoorproject.com/adventures/oregon/parks-wilderness/wildwood-recreation-site; (http://www.oregonhikers.org/field_guide/Wildwood_Recreation_Area_Trailhead)

Lost Creek Campground near Zigzag: https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/mthood/recarea/?recid=53418; https://www.recreation.gov/camping/lost-creek/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=71621

Lost Lake Campground near Hood River: http://lostlakeresort.org

Trillium Lake Campground near Government Camp: https://www.recreation.gov/camping/trillium/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=71614

Central Oregon 

Bend

Bend Urban Trail System: http://www.bendparksandrec.org/parks__trails/trail_list/

Deschutes River Trail: http://www.bendparksandrec.org/parks/deschutes-river-trail/

Sparks Lake: http://www.hikecentraloregon.com/central-oregon-hiking-trails/cascade-lakes-highway-hiking-trails/hike-the-ray-atkeson-loop-trail-at-sparks-lake-located-on-the-cascade-lakes-highway/

Green Lakes Trailhead: http://www.oregonhikers.org/field_guide/Green_Lakes

High Desert Museum: https://www.highdesertmuseum.org

Lava Lands Visitor Center: http://visitcentraloregon.com/central-oregon-stories/outdoor-activities-recreation-stories/lava-lands-visitor-center-a-central-oregon-geologic-gem/

Lava Cast Forest: http://www.hikecentraloregon.com/central-oregon-hiking-trails/newberry-national-volcanic-monument-hikes/hike-the-lava-cast-forest-in-the-newberry-national-volcanic-monument/

Sunriver: http://www.visitbend.com/Sunriver-Bike-Path-Map.pdf

Eagle Crest: http://www.eagle-crest.com

Black Butte Resort bike paths: http://www.blackbutteranch.com/files/1914/9392/4160/Bike-Path_Map_Rental-Shop-Brochure.pdf

Redmond

Dry Canyon Trail in Redmond: http://www.visitredmondoregon.com/Dry-Canyon

Lower Erma Bell Lake in the Three Sisters Wilderness Area near Oakridge: http://www.oregonhiking.com/oregon-adventures/100-hikes-in-the-central-oregon-cascades/hikes-in-the-mckenzie-foothills/erma-bell-lakes-hike

Eastern Oregon

Oregon Trail Center at Baker City: https://www.blm.gov/learn/interpretive-centers/national-historic-oregon-trail-interpretive-center

Oregon Trail Interpretive Park in the Blue Mountains off Interstate 84 at Exit 248: http://traveloregon.com/see-do/attractions/outdoors-nature/museums-interpretive-centers/blue-mountain-crossing/

Powder River Trail near Baker City:http://www.basecampbaker.com/PDFs/PRTrail.pdf

 Southern Oregon

Ashland

Lithia Park Trail in Ashland: http://www.ashland.or.us/Page.asp?NavID=16354

Klamath Falls

OC&E Woods Line State Trail in Klamath Falls: http://oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm?do=parkPage.dsp_parkPage&parkId=167; (http://oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm?do=main.loadFile&load=_siteFiles%2Fpublications%2F38680_OC_E_Brochure_%28Web%29094201.pdf)

Medford

Bear Creek Greenway from south Medford to Central Point and Talent to Ashland segments: http://jacksoncountyor.org/parks/Greenway/Bear-Creek-Greenway-Map

Stewart State Park bike path near Shady Cove: http://oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm?do=parkPage.dsp_parkPage&parkId=23 

Diamond Lake, 11-mile trail around lake: http://www.oregonhiking.com/oregon-adventures/100-hikes-in-southern-oregon/diamond-crater-lake-hikes/diamond-lake-hikes

High Lakes Trail between Fish Lake and Lake of the Woods: https://www.mtbproject.com/trail/5683664; (http://www.oregonhiking.com/oregon-adventures/100-hikes-in-southern-oregon/hikes-in-the-southern-cascades/fish-lake-hike)

Southwest Washington

Camas, WA

Washougal River Greenway Trail in Camas

http://www.oregonhikers.org/field_guide/Washougal_River_Greenway_Loop_Hike

Carson, WA

Whistle Punk Trail near Carson, WA: http://www.nwhiker.com/GPNFHike55.html

Birth of a Lake near Coldwater Lake: http://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/birth-of-a-lake

Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument

Lava Canyon: http://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/lava-canyon

Meta Lake: http://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/meta-lake

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