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ALL ABOARD Iron horses once rode the rails along the Klickitat Trail. Now it’s all yours.

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GOING UP? Yes, it’s steep. But the view from Saddle Mountain’s summit in the Coast Range is well worth the burn.

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HYDRO POWER Feel the force of South Falls in Silver Falls State Park on a walk behind the 177-foot cascade.

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WILD RIDE Fat tires meet a field of flowers on the Klickitat Trail in the Columbia River Gorge.

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BLOWN AWAY Get an up-close look at Mount St Helens’s blast zone on the Ape Canyon Trail.

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PERFECT PEDDLE Between its sun-dappled paths and smooth riding, Champoeg State Heritage Area has it all.

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WATER WORLD Find yourself, or at least a little bit of R&R, at Mount Hood’s Lost Lake.

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SPLASH DOWN With names like Slingshot and Powerhouse, the Clackamas River’s rapids always deliver a rush.

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WIDE OPEN You’ll find plenty of room on the Columbia River at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.

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MOUNTAIN HIGH Elevate your summer by climbing at Washington’s Horsethief Butte, where the views and the crags are sublime.

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