Dog Mountain

Dog Mountain Distance: 6.9 miles loop Elevation Gain: 2800ft Difficulty: strenuous Fees/Permits: NW Forest Pass Summary: A popular hike through forest and meadows while taking in views of Mt. Hood and Mt. St. Helens. Trailhead [map]: Trailhead is on north side of Washington State Highway 14 at milepost 53. Approximately 12 miles east from Bridge of the Gods. Click for… Additional Trail […]

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Sandy River Delta Hike

Sandy River Delta Hike Distance: 4.2 miles Elevation Gain: 100ft Difficulty: easy Fees/Permits: none Summary: No real trails, but plenty of footpaths and old roads to explore. This is a popular place to let your dogs off-leash. Trailhead [map]: From PDX east on I-84 to Exit 18. Loop around to a stop sign. Turn right drive under the freeway and park […]

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Portland and Local Animal Control Agencies

Portland and Local Animal Control Agencies Clackamas County Dog Services (503) 655-8628 Clark County Animal Control (WA) (360) 397-2488 Columbia County Animal Control (503) 397-3935 Multnomah County Animal Services (503) 988-7387 Washington County Animal Services (503) 846-7041 Additional Animal Control Agencies: Oregon Washington

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East Esplanade

East Esplanade Distance: 3.2 miles Elevation Gain: 100ft Difficulty: easy Fees/Permits: none Summary: Walk right along the Willamette River with views of downtown riverfront. Cross the Steel and Hawthorne bridges. Take in the Saturday Market. Trailhead [map]: SE Water Ave & Hawthorne Blvd. Free street parking as well as paid lots available. Click for… Additional Trail Information Don’t Forget…Safe Hiking Tips […]

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Horse Tail Falls Loop

Horse Tail Falls Loop Distance: 2.6 miles Elevation Gain: 610ft Difficulty: easy Fees/Permits: none Summary: This stunning hike starts with a waterfall at the trailhead and leads you to the backside of a waterfall looking out towards the Gorge. It is a popular, therefore crowded hike, so you will need to be able to navigate your dog through crowds […]

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24 Hour Emergency Veterinary Clinics

24hr Emergency Vet Clinics & Poison Control Emergency Vet Clinics Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital 1945 NW Pettygrove • Portland, OR 97209 (503) 228-7281 VCA Southeast Portland Animal Hospital 13830 SE Stark St. • Portland, OR 97233 (503) 255-8139 Tualatin Emergency Veterinary Clinic Note: Night and Weekend hours only 19314 SW Mohave Ct. • Tualatin, […]

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Hoyt Arboretum

Hort Arboretum Distance: 1, 2 and & 4mile Elevation Gain: 100ft Difficulty: easy Fees/Permits: none Summary: An urban oasis in Washington Park boasting trees from around the world. Several self-guided hikes available (see website). Trailhead [map]: Visitor Center is at 4000 SW Fairview Blvd. Near the Zoo off of Hwy 26 & Canyon Rd. Click for… Additional Trail Information Don’t Forget…Safe Hiking […]

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Triple Falls

Triple Falls Distance: 3.2 miles Elevation Gain: 610ft Difficulty: moderate Fees/Permits: none Summary: Hike through forest past a series of waterfalls, ending with the spectacular Triple falls. There are nice places to sit down and picnic at the falls. As with the other hikes close-in to Portland, this is a popular hike where you will be navigating around people […]

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Tryon Creek State Natural Area

Distance: 2.7miles Elevation Gain: 125ft Difficulty: easy Fees/Permits: none Summary: A forested park with trails, right in the middle of SW Portland. Mostly shaded, a nice choice on a hot day. Trailhead [map]: Off SW Terwilliger Boulevard, about 2.4 miles south of I-5. Click for… Additional Trail Information Don’t Forget…Safe Hiking Tips for You and your Dog Safety First for you […]

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