West Cascades Scenic Byway

National Scenic BywayOregon
Length 220.0 mi / 354.1 km
Time to Allow Eight hours to enjoy the byway
Fees

You will need to buy a day pass to access some of the park. See the "Before You Go" section for more details.

This byway offers some of the best up-close views of thundering waterfalls, ancient forests, rushing whitewater, and cool, placid lakes. The drive begins in the historic logging city of Estacada, immersing you in old growth forest. Continue and see snowcapped volcanic peaks and the breathtaking Wild and Scenic Clackamas River.

Local Information

Mount Hood National Forest
503-668-1700

Willamette National Forest
541-225-6300