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Cape Horn Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

The start of the Cape Horn Trail (cfm)
The Cape Horn Trailhead off Salmon Falls Road (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Fees and Regulations

  • Parking is at Skamania County Transit's Park & Ride - no permit necessary.

Driving Directions

Drive I-205 north and take Exit 27 for Vancouver, Camas, and Highway 14.

Stay left for Camas and drive 0.9 miles before merging with Highway 14.

Continue 19.8 miles, passing through Camas and Washougal, and, after descending from the Cape Horn Viewpoint, turn left onto Salmon Falls Road for the Cape Horn Trailhead.

Turn right immediately onto Canyon Creek Road and then turn right again into the Park & Ride area and Cape Horn Trailhead parking.

Alternatives to Driving

On weekends from the beginning of May to mid-October, Gorge WET (West End Transit) runs a bus between Fisher's Landing Transit Center (Vancouver), Stevenson, and Carson that stops at the Cape Horn Trailhead four times a day.


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