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Ainsworth Loop Hike

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

This page is marked as a Closed Trail. Some or all of this hike has been closed by a governing body and hikers may be liable for fines or even arrest. The trail may be dangerous and hard to follow or it may cross areas with sensitive plant life or wildlife habitat. OregonHikers.org does not endorse or recommend hiking this route. The information is presented for historical and possible future use only.
Forest view on the Ainsworth Loop Hike (Steve Hart)
Broken slide fence (Steve Hart)


Hike Description

NOTICE: This trail is closed until further notice because of damage from the 2017 Eagle Creek Fire. Please check the list of Columbia Gorge trail closures before you plan for a hike.

This hike is a quick loop suitable for those who want a brief trip in the forest. You'll find a nice picnic area adjacent to the scenic highway. There are possible side trips on the Gorge Trail #400.


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