Easy (to Rainbow Campground)
5.2 miles round trip
300 feet elevation gain
Open all year
Use: hikers, bicycles
An old-growth forest flanks this popular portion of the Clackamas River. Explore it on a riverside trail that visits secluded beaches and clifftop viewpoints. Because private concessionaires operate the campgrounds on either end of the trail—and charge $6 or more for parking—plan to start at the Riverside Trailhead along Road 46.
From Interstate 205 near Oregon City, take exit...
If you’re not yet tired after returning to your car, continue...