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Beacon Rock Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Beacon Rock Trailhead (Steve Hart)


Hikes starting here

Fees and Regulations

  • Discover Pass required
  • $2 toll each way at the Bridge of the Gods
  • The trail is closed from dusk to 8 a.m. A large, threatening gate prevents access and a sign warns that violators will be cited.
  • Leave your dog behind
  • Restrooms, campground nearby, picnic area at River to Rock Trailhead, interpretive signs

Driving Directions

Via I-84:

Drive I-84 east to leave the freeway at Exit 44 for Cascade Locks and Stevenson.

After 0.4 miles, bear right for the Bridge of the Gods \and Stevenson.

Drive over the bridge for 0.7 miles (pay the toll), turn left on Highway 14W for Vancouver and North Bonneville.

Drive 6.8 miles and pull into one of the Beacon Rock parking areas on the left side of the road.

From I-205:

From I-205, take Exit 27 for Vancouver and Camas.

After 0.8 miles, merge with Highway 14.

Drive another 28.0 miles, passing through Camas and Washougal, and make a right into the parking area for Beacon Rock.


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