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Balfour-Klickitat Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

At the trailhead, with restrooms behind the car (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Driving Directions

Drive I-84 east to Exit 64 for Highway 35, White Salmon, and Government Camp.

After exiting, turn left for Bingen, White Salmon, and the Toll Bridge. Drive 1.1 miles, paying the $2 toll at the Hood River Bridge, and cross to the Washington side of the Columbia.

At the junction with Highway 14, turn right for Bingen and White Salmon.

Drive 10.7 miles through Bingen and, right before the bridge over the Klickitat River, make a left on Old Highway 8.

Curve up 0.2 miles and turn right into the parking area for Balfour-Klickitat.


  • Dogs on leash
  • Restrooms, picnic tables, and interpretive signs
  • $2 toll at Hood River Bridge


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