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Distance:
1.4 Miles / 2.3 km
Type:
Loop
Difficulty:
Moderate
Time to Hike:
~42 minutes
Features:
Surface Type:
Dirt
Park:
Mt Tabor Park
Town:
Portland, Oregon
Directions:
45.508457, -122.597532
Added:
December 10, 2017
Updated:
January 16, 2024
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308 '

Total Change
335 '

Ascent
241 '

Descent

This Mount Tabor loop hike is a moderate 1.4 mile hike in the middle of Portland Oregon. The hike encompasses a couple of different trails - mainly the Blue Trail, a small section of the Green Trail, and some small sections that run along the road heading up the hill as well. Parking can be found at the entrance to the park directly on the road and you can pick up this trail on the first hairpin turn where the road starts heading up the hill.

History: Mount Tabor is a dormant volcanic vent that lies in the southeast section of Portland. In 1912, years after reservoirs and a public park were developed on it, the volcanic history of Mount Tabor was discovered. The peak of Mount Tabor is 636 feet in elevation and from different points at the top you can see Mt Hood and downtown Portland.

Sights: Mount Hood and downtown Portland, Oregon.

Type: Out-and-back mixed with a loop near the peak of Mount Tabor.

Explore 9 trails near Portland, OR
  1. Parking

    45.508457, -122.597532
  2. Main Trailhead

    45.50945, -122.597637
  3. Reservoir and Downtown Portland

    45.511199, -122.594167
    Reservoir and Downtown Portland
  4. Mount Hood from Mount Tabor's Peak

    45.513033, -122.592999
    Mount Hood from Mount Tabor's Peak
  5. Downtown Portland from Mount Tabor's Peak

    45.512528, -122.593621
    Downtown Portland from Mount Tabor's Peak
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1.4 miles / 2.3 km
Trail added
December 10, 2017
Hiked on
December 06, 2017
Updated on
January 16, 2024
1.4 miles / 2.3 km
February 08, 2020
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