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Leif Erickson Trail

Portland, OR
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Awesome Magical Forest trail for runners, walkers, and Mountain Bikers

The Leif Erickson Trail is a wide dirt trail in Forest Park that is about 11 miles long. A great... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
RSNN
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Portland, Oregon
Mountain Bike, Run or Walk on a wide road

This trail may end up loved to death by the locals. On any day you will find constant groups of... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2015
thatkatcal
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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

The Leif Erickson Trail is a wide dirt trail in Forest Park that is about 11 miles long. A great trail in a forest setting. You can feel like you are out in the wilderness and still be very close to the city. And that...More

Thank RSNN
Reviewed 27 December 2015

This trail may end up loved to death by the locals. On any day you will find constant groups of runners, hikers or walkers enjoying this easy trail. With all the trails in Portland, this is one of the few you are allowed to ride...More

1  Thank thatkatcal
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Just off Germantown road is a simple parking lot on the left. You can start at Thurman as well. This trail is magical; ferns, redwoods, maples and horse chestnuts form a leafy canopy so close to the city, but feeling far away. You can watch...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 14 December 2011

A gravel roadway that winds along near the crest of the West Hills in NW Portland. Great spot for running and hiking, with numerous smaller spur trails ascending to the 10+ mile long Wildwood Trail.

2  Thank sundogg99
Reviewed 14 September 2009

This trail has a lot to offer for bikers, runners, bikers... on a good day, you will find a lot of people on the trails which means the trails are all shared... but that should not be a problem as the trails are wide enough...More

4  Thank srkkreddy
Reviewed 25 August 2008

Is marked with mileage markers every 1/4 mile. Water at start at Thurman, but no water on trail which means you have to carry water if doing all 11 miles out. Great trail through the woods, surface is mix of dirt and some gravel. Good...More

6  Thank pdxdoc
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