8 Incredible Hikes Under 5 Miles Everyone Around Portland Should Take

There are plenty of amazing trails to explore in Portland, but it is best to know what you are getting yourself into before you set out on a hike. Choose the wrong path and you could be on the trail for hours or on an extremely intense (and possible unwanted) strenuous hike. Don’t go unprepared. Instead, choose from these 8 best city hikes that clock in at under 5 miles.

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Have you been on any of these hikes in Portland under 5 miles? You may want to consider it because these trails offer BIG views with little effort.