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Hikes & Rambles

City of Lake Oswego Oregon Official Website

Hikes & Rambles

Coordinated by wonderful local volunteers!

  January through March offers winter walks within an hour's drive from Lake Oswego, Thursdays.

 April through mid-November offers hikes and rambles within a two-hour drive from Lake Oswego, Tuesdays & Thursdays.


Walks canceled when L.O. School District closes due to inclement weather.

Click HERE for schedule.



NOTE: For all the details about the Hikes and Rambles, please visit the Volunteer Hikers website at


1st meeting location is ALWAYS the City of Lake Oswego’s West End Building (WEB), 4101 Kruse Way. Park in back of building in the lower parking lot.

2nd meeting locations (for hikes and rambles only):
AWHD  Airport Way Home Depot. I-205 exit 24B onto NE Airport Way, then left on NE Glenn Widing Dr.
CFM Clackamas Fred Meyer. I-205 exit 12-A. Park in N parking lot near Elmer’s Pancake House.
EOT End of the Trail Interpretive Center. I-205 exit 9, left on McLoughlin Blvd, left on 14th St, left on Washington St.
JBT Jantzen Beach Target. I-5 exit 308, then left on N Hayden Island & left on N Parker. Park in the SE corner of the Target lot.
L&C Lewis & Clark State Park. I-84 exit 18.
SPS Sunset Plaza Safeway, NW Murray Rd. at Cornell Rd. (US 26W exit 67).
WT Wilsonville Target. I-5 exit 286/Elligsen Rd, NW corner of parking lot.

Hikes LEAVE AT 8:00a, Rambles LEAVE AT 8:30a

Early departures noted in description


What to bring
Day pack containing lunch, water, rain gear, extra clothing (sweater, cap, gloves), extra shoes for car ride, plastic bags for muddy items, poles (optional).

What to wear
Clothes suitable for weather conditions. Sturdy, lug-soled, waterproof walking shoes/boots are recommended.

Car Pooling & Fees
Arranged among participants. Driver mileage donation noted with each hike ($ From WEB, $ From 2nd Location); bridge tolls shared by all. All mileage is round trip. $1 LO Rec. fee payable at hike.

Hikes/rambles are not canceled due to rain, but leaders may change location if driving/hiking conditions are hazardous. Leaders may refuse to take anyone not properly equipped or who is determined to be incapable of making a specific trip. Participants accept responsibility for their personal safety. No animals permitted.

Park Passes
Northwest Forest Pass (NWFP) may be required for each vehicle at selected trailheads in National Forests. Drivers are responsible for obtaining passes prior to hike. State Park Pass (SPP) available at trailhead.


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