- The list below includes 79 free or cheap things to do in or near Welches, Oregon, including 80 different types of inexpensive activities like Fishing, Hiking Trails, Arcades and Forests.
- From Mount Hood National Forest to Mountain View Video, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Welches and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Corbett, Troutdale, Cascade Locks and Sandy.
The Mount Hood National Forest comprises over 60 miles of terrain at the base of Mount Jefferson, with hiking, horseback and cross country ski trails, rafting and fishing, alongside picnic and campgrounds. Visit Timberline Lodge, a Depression-era National Historical Monument now operated as a hotel and lodge.
Sitting on 550-acres of land, the Wildwood Recreation Site is a recreational park that features dense vegetation, Western Red Cedar trees, and hiking trails. The site also has athletic fields, outdoor picnic kitchens, and group shelters.
An outfitter and fishing guide service, Anderson's Outdoors leads river trips and fishing trips along Oregon's interior rivers. Visitors can fish for salmon or steelhead, and the tours are suitable for veteran fishermen or for newcomers.
Mirror Lake Trail is a popular nature loop trail which provides access to the Mirror Lake and the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness area. With multiple elevation changes, the trail offers a scenic hike coupled with beautiful views of Mount Hood.
The Rainbow Trout Farm offers a fun fishing experience for the whole family. The farm employs strict rules to follow that are best to check into before a visit, but offers multiple stocked fishing ponds and scenic picnic areas to enjoy lunch.
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53215 E Marmot Road, Sandy, OR 97055 MoreLess Info
With Stout Creek Outfitters – Private Day Tours, guests can take SUP Yoga classes, during which they enter poses while on a board. Other lessons and activities including whitewater rafting and a water rescue workshop.
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40285 SE George Road, Estacada, OR 97023 MoreLess Info
The Horse Sense Riding School provides riding lessons for students ages 4 - 79. They serve a diverse population without regard to income, handicap or ability including disabled youth and adults, at risk youth, and low income families.