Hike of the month:
📍Brandenburg Shelter snowshoe at Ray Benson Sno-Park
Mileage: 7.6 mile loop w/ 395 ft. elevation gain
General location: 20 miles west of Sisters - Willamette National Forest
Permits required: Sno-park pass is required from November 1 - April 30
Trail allows: Dogs, snowshoes, cross-country skis
Pro tip: This is a really fun snowshoe loop with lots of views, so make sure to go on a clear day.
Check this out:
⚠️NEW Hike Oregon guidebook!
You can now order your copy of the brand new and the first of many booklets - Hike Oregon's Favorites Near Yachats, Florence & Reedsport - 10 Awesome Hikes Within 1 Hour of Town!
Just like my other hiking guidebooks, each hike write-up features a topographical map with a scannable QR code so you can have the map on your phone, color pictures, detailed driving directions to the hike from Yachats, Florence or Reedsport, and in the back of the booklet I include my favorite eateries, breweries, and coffee shops in town as well.
If you don't want/need a physical copy of this booklet, you can purchase the PDF to have on your phone or computer.
What trails are currently accessible:
With the wildfire devastation that occurred in Oregon in September 2020, and from the fires from 2021, 2022 and 2023, it can be difficult to know what trails are open and accessible for hiking.
Check out what Hike Oregon trails and roads are currently accessible:
Check out these 5 tips for hiking this winter in the Pacific Northwest.
See what hikes Hike Oregon went on in the month of January.