1 night trip close to Portland
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I'm trying to put together a 1 night trip somewhere close to Portland. By close I mean no more than a two hour drive from Hillsboro. Out-and-back or loop is fine but no shuttles. I'm looking for up to 7 miles per day. I've already done the Eagle Creek hike and don't want to do that one again. Any ideas?
Something on Mt. Hood would be good, Elk Cove, Elk Meadows, Cast Lake, Cairn Basin or even just a hike out the Timberline Trail. Herman Creek in the Gorge could be a good option as well. Within two hours, you may also be able to make it down to Mt.Jefferson and Jefferson Park or Hunts Cove.