Best Hiking Spots in Salem, Oregon

Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge - Best hiking spots in Salem, Oregon

Fall is the perfect time of the year to get outside. The leaves are changing and the mornings have a delightful crisp in the air perfect for a morning hike. Thanks to its off-roading capability and cargo space, your RAM truck is the perfect vehicle for venturing off the beaten path. Pack up your Ram with all of your favorite gear and snacks and head out to one of these hiking spots in Salem, Oregon for a break from the routine.

Croisan Creek Trail

This pleasant hiking trail is less than 10 minutes away from Withnell Dodge. The trail winds tightly past local residents, so its location provides convenient access but its beauty makes you feel like you’re far from civilization on this nature trail.

Minto-Brown Island Park

As the largest park in Salem, Oregon, it’s no surprise that Minto-Brown Island Park has plenty of areas to explore. It’s the perfect place to bring the dogs for an afternoon outside and also has plenty of areas suited for a picnic in the sun.

Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge

A trip to the Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge will take you along a winding boardwalk through wild swamplands. You’re likely to see tons of wildlife on this hike, so bring a camera or a field guide for an inspiring afternoon.

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