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Columbia River Gorge Hikes

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

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NOTICE: Some trails between Multnomah Falls and Cascade Locks on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge are closed until further notice because of damage from the Eagle Creek Fire. In addition, the lower section of the Wyeth Trail is closed because of fire damage. Please check the map showing Columbia Gorge trail closures before you plan for a hike.


Trans-Gorge Hikes

Hike Difficulty Distance Elevation Change Notes
Columbia Gorge Traverse Hike Moderate 34.9 4725 Low level traverse of the western Columbia Gorge in Oregon, usually done in day hike segments
Mark O. Hatfield Trail Hike Difficult 60.0 13,500 Five-night backpack through the Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge

Crown Point Area

Hike Difficulty Distance Elevation Change Notes
Columbia River Bottomlands
Lewis and Clark Park Hike Easy 3.0 100 Noisy hike under Broughton Bluff and to climbing walls
Sandy River Delta Loop Hike Easy 4.4 40 Flat loop from a popular dog park to the Columbia and Sandy Rivers
Rooster Rock Wagon Road Hike Easy 4.8 910 Descend a forest road track in the bowl between Chanticleer and Crown Points
Young Creek Bottomland Hike Easy 4.3 40 Visit Mirror Lake and then hike along boggy Young Creek
Rooster Rock Loop Hike Easy 3.0 100 Shaded path to a riverside monolith and a forest covered sand dune

Historic Highway Waterfalls
Featured.GIF Latourell Falls Loop Hike Easy 2.4 625 Hike a loop trail up a creek to see two beautiful waterfalls
Shepperds Dell Hike Easy 0.2 45 Paved stroll below basalt cliffs to a pretty multi-tiered waterfall
Bridal Veil Falls Hike Easy 1.4 205 See a two-tiered waterfall, views from basalt bluffs, and the site of an old mill

Angels Rest Trailhead
Featured.GIF Angels Rest Hike Moderate 4.8 1475 Outstanding rocky promontory with expansive views of the Columbia Gorge
Angels Rest-Devils Rest Loop Hike Moderate 10.8 3040 A forested loop from Angels Rest to Devils Rest via Wahkeena Spring

Cape Horn Area

Hike Difficulty Distance Elevation Change Notes
Cape Horn
Cape Horn Loop Hike Moderate 7.4 1230 Seasonal trail loop in the western Gorge with spectacular clifftop views and a waterfall
Cape Horn Overlooks Hike Moderate 5.2 1185 All season hiking options to several overlooks on Cape Horn

Archer Mountain/Duncan Creek
Archer Mountain Loop Hike Moderate 6.3 1780 Take unofficial but signed trails to clifftop viewpoints and the top of Archer Mountain
Lower Archer Falls to Scott Point Hike Moderate 4.8 1550 Backdoor route to Archer Mountain via Lower Archer Falls
St. Cloud Loop Hike Easy 1.0 25 A universal access trail through an old apple orchard and to the Columbia shore
Sams Walker Loop Hike Easy 1.1 15 A stroll around an old farm meadow on the banks of the Columbia
Duncan Creek Hike Moderate 4.3 1100 Hike up a creek of waterfalls through lush green forest
Nellie Corser Loop Hike Easy 0.8 275 Loop through lush forest to a series of cascades on the East Fork Duncan Creek

Larch Mountain

Hike Difficulty Distance Elevation Change Notes
Larch Mountain Road
Pepper Mountain Hike Easy 2.6 700 Follow an abandoned lookout road to the top of a Boring volcano
Buck Creek on Larch Mountain Hike Easy 1.8 310 Trail on BLM land descends to a quiet creek in lush forest

Larch Mountain Trailhead
Sherrard Point Hike Easy 0.6 170 Brief stair climb to a spectacular viewpoint.
Larch Mountain Crater Loop Hike Moderate 6.3 1310 Explore meadows and old growth in the crater of an extinct volcano
Larch Mountain Crater Rim Loop Hike Moderate 6.2 1440 Take five different trails to the top of Larch Mt. and then around its crater rim
Franklin Ridge from Larch Mountain Loop Hike Difficult 11.8 2460 Descend Multnomah Creek and then head up Franklin Ridge for a longer loop

Waterfall Corridor

Hike Difficulty Distance Elevation Change Notes
Mist Falls Trailhead
Mist Falls Hike Moderate 0.5 335 Very rough boot path on loose scree to the base of Oregon's second highest waterfall

Wahkeena Trailhead
Devils Rest via Wahkeena Hike Moderate 8.4 2350 Hike up a pretty creek to a Gorge summit with nearby views
Fairy Falls Loop Hike Moderate 3.4 1495 Steep hike up Wahkeena Creek to a pretty waterfall and copious spring
Featured.GIF Wahkeena Falls Hike Moderate 1.4 600 A paved trail past the falls to a viewpoint

Multnomah Falls Trailhead
Featured.GIF Multnomah Falls Hike Moderate 2.6 870 Take paved switchbacks to the top of Oregon's highest waterfall
Multnomah-Wahkeena Loop Hike Moderate 4.9 1600 A classic short loop that visits numerous waterfalls
Multnomah Falls-Devils Rest Loop Hike Difficult 9.5 2595 Loop past waterfalls and high viewpoints in the west Gorge
Franklin Ridge Loop Hike Difficult 11.1 3205 Hike up Multnomah Creek and then loop back down above the Oneonta valley
Larch Mountain Hike Difficult 14.4 4010 Hike a trail of many falls to a majestic 360 degree viewpoint
Cougar Rock via Elevator Shaft Hike Difficult 6.7 1860 Lost trail up talus slope to unique outcrop

Oneonta Trailhead
Featured.GIF Triple Falls Hike Moderate 3.6 680 Hike through the Eagle Creek Burn to a unique and beautiful waterfall
Bell Creek Loop Hike Difficult 14.5 3330 Lesser used trail through varied forests, creeks
Larch Mountain via Oneonta Trail Hike Difficult 17.2 4400 Longer, quieter option to the top of Larch Mountain

Oneonta Gorge Trailhead
Featured.GIF Oneonta Gorge Hike Moderate 1.0 0 Wade up creek to spectacular hidden waterfall

Horsetail Falls Trailhead
Featured.GIF Ponytail Falls Hike Easy 0.8 320 Short switchbacking hike to a walk-behind waterfall
Horsetail Falls Loop Hike Easy 2.6 565 Three waterfalls, a narrow gorge, and clifftop views
Rock of Ages Loop Hike Difficult 10.0 3000 Scramble up an unmaintained trail past unique rock features
Oneonta-Multnomah Loop Hike Difficult 12.3 3050 Loop up Oneonta and down Multnomah creeks to view numerous waterfalls

Ainsworth Picnic Area
Ainsworth Loop Hike Easy 0.5 85 Short forest loop from a day use area

John B Yeon Trailhead
Featured.GIF Elowah Falls Loop Hike Easy 2.1 340 Easy loop hike to an impressive waterfall; return along the Historic Columbia River Highway
Upper McCord Creek Falls Hike Easy 1.9 445 Switchbacking hike along a cliff face to a viewpoint and waterfall
McCord Creek to Tanner Creek Loop Hike Moderate 7.1 820 Low elevation loop using the Gorge 400 and Historic Columbia River Highway trails
Munra Point from Yeon Trailhead Hike Moderate 7.4 2270 Fun, difficult scramble to a 360 viewpoint
Nesmith Point Hike Difficult 9.8 3920 Classic conditioner hike through beautiful box canyon
Nesmith-Oneonta Traverse Hike Difficult 14.1 3800 Lesser used one-way shuttle over Yeon Mt
Wauneka Point Hike Difficult 17.4 5680 Long in and out to the viewpoint and ancient workings at Wauneka Point
Nesmith-Tanner Traverse Hike Difficult 16.7 4350 One-way shuttle hike to Tooth Rock Trailhead

Beacon Rock Area

Hike Difficulty Distance Elevation Change Notes
Beacon Rock State Park
Featured.GIF Beacon Rock Hike Easy 1.8 680 Mile of cliffside stairways up a well-known landmark
River to Rock Loop Hike Easy 3.1 270 Hike around a former ranch and then a new trail connecting Beacon Rock with the river
Little Beacon Rock Loop Hike Easy 1.6 375 Short loop to Beacon Rock's much smaller but much older neighbor
Pool of the Winds Hike Easy 2.2 700 Easy hike to see two waterfalls on Hardy Creek
Featured.GIF Hamilton Mountain Loop Hike Moderate 7.5 2100 Hike to two waterfalls and expansive views of the Columbia River Gorge
Hardy Ridge Loop Hike Moderate 8.1 2175 Quiet loop hike through the forest up to a long ridgetop with great early summer wildflowers
Upper Hardy Creek Loop Hike Moderate 8.4 1875 Hike old logging roads in the north section of Beacon Rock State Park
Hamilton-Hardy Loop Hike Difficult 13.0 3505 Big loop to the summits of Hamilton Mountain and Hardy Ridge

North Bonneville
Hamilton Creek Loop Hike Easy 2.3 75 Loop in the town of North Bonneville offering Gorge views and Bigfoot families
Strawberry Island Loop Hike Easy 3.2 150 Loop around a former island with great views to Gorge features on both sides of the Columbia
Fort Cascades Loop Hike Easy 1.3 15 Historic site with interpretive trail and displays

Table Mountain Area
Gillette Lake Hike Easy 5.6 650 Easy hike along the PCT to a green lake near power lines
Aldrich Butte Hike Moderate 13.8 2405 Lengthy hike to a historic viewpoint
Aldrich Butte-Cedar Falls Loop Hike Difficult 16.4 3105 Strenuous hike to forgotten trails near Hamilton Creek
Cedar Mountain Loop Hike Difficult 17.1 3970 Difficult, long hike up the Cedar Mountain Ridge on a rarely maintained trail
Two Chiefs Trail Hike Difficult 15.2 2575 Long hike to just below the massive cliffs of Table Mountain
Table Mountain from Bonneville Hike Difficult 15.5 4320 Long approach and then a loop that includes the top of Table Mountain
Table Mountain North Ridge Hike Difficult 19.5 4350 Full day hike up Table Mountain and then north to the saddle below South Birkenfeld
Fort Rains Hike Easy 1.8 80 Flat hike along the PCT on an historic right-of-way
Skamania Lodge Loop Hike Easy 3.3 310 Loop around the the wooded perimeter of Skamania Lodge's golf course
Greenleaf Peak Hike Moderate 2.4 815 User trail to the summit of a prominent landslide peak

Eagle Creek Area

Hike Difficulty Distance Elevation Change Notes
Wahclella Falls Trailhead
Munra Point from Wahclella Hike Difficult 5 2000 Shorter approach to a great 360 degree viewpoint
Featured.GIF Wahclella Falls Hike Easy 2.4 320 Easy, pretty hike to a beautiful waterfall
Tanner Creek to Eagle Creek Loop Hike Moderate 5.0 835 All season hike using the Gorge and Historic Columbia River Highway trails

Tooth Rock Trailhead
Tooth Rock Loop Hike Moderate 1.8 410 A great historical hike looking at two bygone routes of transportation
Wauna Viewpoint from Tooth Rock Hike Moderate 5.4 1200 Use the Gorge Trail to get expansive views of the Washington Gorge
Wauna Point Hike Moderate 9.0 2800 Moderate hike to great viewpoint of Bonneville Dam area
Tanner Creek Hike Moderate 12.2 1400 Hike to a forgotten part of Tanner Creek above Wahclella Falls
Dublin Lake Hike Difficult 13.8 3780 Hike over a ridge to small, secluded lake
Tanner Cutoff Loop Hike Difficult 14.4 3700 Shorter hike for those that aren't ready for Tanner Butte
Tanner Butte Hike Difficult 19.0 4800 Super long, strenuous day hike. Better as a backpack.
Tanner-Eagle Traverse Hike Difficult 23.6 4300 Mega miles and mega scenery for the hard workers in the group

Eagle Creek Trailhead
Eagle Creek Overlook Hike Easy 0.6 175 Explore historic CCC structures with views of the Bonneville Dam (open October-April)
Shady Glen Loop Hike Easy 0.6 55 Walk through a historic picnic area to a grove of old-growth Douglas-fir
Wauna Viewpoint from Eagle Creek Hike Moderate 3.4 1030 Short hike to a viewpoint over the Columbia River Gorge
Buck Point Hike Easy 1.8 600 Quick hike to a viewpoint to the Washington side of the Gorge
Ruckel Ridge Loop Hike Difficult 9.0 3700 The quintessential rough trail. NOT for beginners
Featured.GIF Eagle Creek to Punch Bowl Falls Hike Easy 4.2 525 Cliffside hike to the most photographed waterfall on Eagle Creek
Featured.GIF Eagle Creek to High Bridge Hike Moderate 6.4 480 Waterfalls, cliffs and bridges
Eagle-Benson Loop Hike Difficult 15.8 4260 Loop taking the in the Benson Plateau and several waterfalls on Eagle Creek
Featured.GIF Eagle Creek to Tunnel Falls Hike Moderate 12.0 1640 Waterfall-rich trail to splendid walk-behind waterfall
Eagle Creek to Wahtum Lake Hike Difficult 26.1 3610 Backpack to Wahtum Lake using the Eagle Creek Trail
Wahtum Lake via Ruckel Creek Hike Difficult 13.4 3700 Tough backpack option to Wahtum Lake

Bridge of the Gods Trailheads
Cascade Locks West Loop Hike Easy 3.1 100 Easy loop hike makes for a lazy afternoon
Featured.GIF Dry Creek Falls Hike Easy 4.4 725 Moderate hike to a pretty, historic waterfall
Dry Creek Loop Hike Moderate 5.9 850 Loop from Cascade Locks using the PCT and Dry Creek Road
Herman Creek Pinnacles via the PCT Hike Moderate 7.4 1610 Undulating route to see two waterfalls and interesting basalt formations
Rudolph Spur Loop Hike Difficult 10.4 3810 Steep climb up an abandoned trail

EasyCLIMB Trailhead
EasyCLIMB Loop Hike Easy 2.8 170 Gentle hiking/biking loop between Government and Herman Creek Coves

Starvation Creek Area

Hike Difficulty Distance Elevation Change Notes
Herman Creek Trailhead
Herman Creek Pinnacles Hike Easy 5.0 1000 Easy hike past a waterfall to an interesting basalt formation
Benson Plateau Loop Hike Difficult 16.4 4030 Take the Pacific Crest Trail to explore the Benson Plateau
Wahtum Lake via Pacific Crest Trail Hike Difficult 33.8 6010 Long in and out hike across the Benson Plateau to Wahtum Lake
Herman Creek-Wyeth Hike Moderate 10.8 2175 Low level in and out hike using the easternmost section of the Gorge Trail
Indian Point Loop Hike Moderate 7.8 2730 Loop hike to a prominent basalt pinnacle overlooking the Columbia River
Nick Eaton Ridge Loop Hike Difficult 13.6 4820 Strenuous loop hike, much of it in the Eagle Creek Burn, but reaching undamaged forest at its upper end
Rainy Lake via Gorton Creek Trail Hike Difficult 22.0 5430 Long, well-graded hike to a lake on Waucoma Ridge
Nick Eaton Falls Hike Easy 4.2 970 Short hike on the Herman Creek Trail to visit its tallest waterfall
Casey Creek Loop Hike Difficult 11.3 3995 Strenuous loop to high meadows and viewpoints on Nick Eaton Ridge; difficult to follow in places
Herman Creek Hike Difficult 15.4 2970 Long but gentle hike on the Herman Creek Trail crossing numerous streams with small waterfalls
Wahtum Lake via Herman Creek Hike Difficult 22.2 5070 In and out day hike or backpack via the beautiful Herman Creek Trail

Wyeth Trailhead
Wyeth Trail to North Lake Hike Difficult 12.8 4220 A hike of many switchbacks to lush old growth and a high lake

Starvation Creek Trailhead
Starvation Creek Waterfalls Hike Easy 4.3 145 Mostly flat hike taking in four Gorge waterfalls using the historic highway
Camp Benson Falls Hike Easy 4.9 430 Use the Historic Highway Trail and a powerline road to view a hidden waterfall
Starvation Ridge Viewpoint Hike Moderate 4.8 1550 Short but steep hike with views, four waterfalls, and lots of poison oak!
Mount Defiance from Columbia River Hike Difficult 11.6 4840 Strenuous hike through the Eagle Creek Burn to the highest point in the Gorge
Mount Defiance-Starvation Ridge Loop Hike Difficult 13.9 5200 Popular but difficult loop with waterfalls, views, a lake, and the highest Gorge summit
Starvation Ridge Hike Difficult 9.9 4085 Tough, steep hike on a rocky ridge with views lower down and a mountain lake higher up
Viento State Park Hike Moderate 5.8 490 Hike the Historic Columbia River Highway and then explore side trails in Viento State Park

Mitchell Point Trailhead
Mitchell Point Hike Moderate 2.6 1270 Rustic path to a sweeping viewpoint with wildflower show in spring
Wygant Peak Hike Moderate 9.2 2365 Ascending forest trail past a series of fine viewpoints over the Columbia Gorge
Chetwoot Loop Hike Moderate 5.5 1000 Abandoned, overgrown trail: experienced bushwhackers only

Waucoma Ridge Area

Hike Difficulty Distance Elevation Change Notes
Mount Defiance and Rainy Lake
Warren Lake to Mount Defiance Hike Moderate 4.7 1340 Varied route past a lake to the top of Mt. Defiance; good views
Mount Defiance from Wahtum Lake Road Hike Easy 3.2 1145 The short route to the Mt. Defiance summit
Bear Lake Hike Easy 2.6 480 Up and down walk to a secluded lake
Rainy Lake Loop Hike Easy 3.2 755 Short loop to a high viewpoint and a wilderness lake
Green Point Mountain Loop Hike Moderate 8.0 1275 Easily graded hike to a ridge high point and two lakes
Waucoma Lakes Loop Hike Difficult 16.5 3170 Visit four lakes on the north side of Waucoma Ridge and get some views, too!

Wahtum Lake Trailhead
Featured.GIF Mud Lake Hike Moderate 7.4 1400 Moderate hike to a secluded lake below Waucoma Ridge
Tomlike Mountain Hike Moderate 6.8 1565 Take a user trail along the wide open Woolly Horn Ridge
Featured.GIF Chinidere Mountain Loop Hike Moderate 4.4 1140 Wahtum Lake and views from Chinidere summit
Wahtum Lake to Benson Plateau Hike Difficult 13.2 2780 Ridge hike using the Pacific Crest Trail to reach the Benson Plateau
Indian Mountain Loop Hike Moderate 11.5 2640 Old growth forest, a mountain lake, springs, wildflowers and spectacular views

Dog Mountain Area

Hike Difficulty Distance Elevation Change Notes
Dog Mountain Area
Wind Mountain Hike Moderate 3.0 1000 Easy climb to historic vision quest site
Dog Mountain Hike Moderate 6.9 2800 Popular hike to spring flower meadows high above the Columbia River
Dog Mountain Loop Hike Moderate 7.4 2800 Longer loop hike to the top of Dog Mountain using the Augspurger Trail
Augspurger Mountain Hike Difficult 12.6 4770 Adventurous hike on little used trail to great Gorge viewpoint
Cook Hill Loop Hike Moderate 8.8 2930 Hike unofficial trails and old logging roads to the summit of Cook Hill

Rowena Area

(Hood River to The Dalles)

Hike Difficulty Distance Elevation Change Notes
Hood River/Mosier Area
Hood River Waterfront Hike Easy 6.4 15 Walk paths along the shore of the Columbia in Hood River
Indian Creek Hike Easy 3.2 250 Walk above a creek canyon in the City of Hood River
Hood River Pipeline Hike Easy 3.3 110 Walk the catwalk on a powerhouse penstock along the Hood River
Upper Indian Creek Hike Easy 3.1 185 From suburbs to a rural landscape on the Indian Creek Trail
Punchbowl Falls Park Hike Easy 2.1 210 A steep-sided gorge, two waterfalls, and the forks of the Hood River in a new county park
Mosier Twin Tunnels Hike Moderate 8.5 1000 Hike on a paved section of the old Gorge Highway with views through historic tunnels
Mosier Plateau Hike Easy 3.5 760 Short hike to viewpoints and wildflowers, with a pioneer cemetery and waterfall thrown in!

Memaloose Hills/Rowena
Memaloose Hills Hike Easy 3.2 550 Spring hike through oak woodland and dazzling wildflower meadows
Rowena Plateau Hike Easy 2.2 240 Stroll along a narrow cliff-edged basalt plateau with views of the Columbia
McCall Point Hike Moderate 3.4 1070 Moderate climb through wildflower meadows to a pretty lookout

The Dalles Area
Sevenmile Hill Loop Hike Moderate 4.8 1260 Cross-country ramble up open slopes: brilliant display of wildflowers in spring
The Dalles Riverfront Hike Easy 6.6 100 Paved riverside hike on basalt scablands
Chenoweth Tableland Loop Hike Easy 3.5 620 Hike along a Dalles Formation rim and explore a Mima mound plateau
Sorosis Park Loop Hike Easy 1.5 160 Loop around The Dalles' largest park and through a natural area
Mill Creek Ridge Hike Moderate 5.4 1095 Grassy open ridge on Columbia Land Trust property southwest of The Dalles

Catherine Creek Area

(Coyote Wall to the Columbia Hills)

Hike Difficulty Distance Elevation Change Notes
Coyote Wall Area
Coyote Wall Hike Moderate 7.8 1775 Hike up the rim of a spectacular syncline to enjoy views and wildflowers in spring
Labyrinth Hike Easy 3.6 915 Hike with two waterfalls, interesting rock formations, and a wide-ranging viewpoint
Labyrinth-Coyote Wall Loop Hike Moderate 7.3 1790 Scenic loop with extensive views, waterfalls, and a wildflower extravaganza in spring

Catherine Creek
Catherine Creek Universal Access Hike Easy 1.2 90 A waterfall and lots of wildflowers on a paved loop above the Columbia River
Catherine Creek Arch Loop Hike Easy 3.4 200 Visit a natural rock arch and admire springtime wildflowers
Catherine Creek Canyon Loop Hike Moderate 5.8 1390 From the arch, head to the upper reaches of Catherine Creek for a loop that is partly off-trail
Catherine Creek West Loop Hike Easy 3.4 1040 Hike up the west side of the Catherine Creek Canyon and then down grassy Sunflower Hill
Catherine Creek-Rowland Basin Loop Hike Moderate 4.9 1320 Loop up a grassy hillside and then through oak copses to Rowland Wall
Catherine Creek-Coyote Wall Loop Hike Moderate 11.0 2640 Stunning loop taking in the features of Catherine Creek, Coyote Wall, and the Labyrinth
Tracy Hill Loop Hike Moderate 6.1 1715 Hike open slopes and ponderosa/oak parklands east of Catherine Creek

Klickitat River
Balfour-Klickitat Loop Hike Easy 0.7 115 Short loop on a paved trail to a view over the Klickitat Gorge
Klickitat Trail: Lyle to Klickitat Hike Moderate 13.0 340 One-way hike on a converted rail bed along the scenic Klickitat River
Klickitat Trail: Klickitat Mineral Springs Hike Easy 5.2 50 Flat in and out hike along the Klickitat to mineral springs
Klickitat Trail: Swale Canyon Hike Moderate 15.0 1010 One-way or in and out hikes through a remote valley at the southern end of the High Prairie plateau
Klickitat Canyon Hike Easy 6.8 100 Hike up an old logging road (formerly a railroad) in the Klickitat Canyon
Soda Springs Loop Hike Moderate 11.3 2060 Hike cross-country slopes and jeep tracks in the Klickitat State Wildlife Area
Leidl Ridge Hike Moderate 9.1 1115 Open meadows, oak woods, and views of the Klickitat River Canyon and Mt. Adams

Columbia Hills
Lyle Cherry Orchard Hike Moderate 6.5 1340 A couple of loops give you expansive views of the eastern Gorge and passage through oak woods
Devils Hole/Three Benches Hike Moderate 2.7 800 Off trail walking along grassy benches with expansive views
Spearfish Lake Loop Hike Easy 2.2 45 Loop around a scabland lake near the Columbia River
She Who Watches Hike Easy 0.6 45 Guided hike to a series of pictographs and She Who Watches
Horsethief Butte Hike Easy 2.1 250 Easy hike and scramble through rocky outcrops to great views of the Columbia River
Dalles Mountain Ranch Loop Hike Moderate 6.9 1060 Loop up a creek and around the pastures and flower meadows of a former working ranch
Stacker Butte Hike Moderate 5.1 1145 Hike up a road across blooming slopes to a windy summit; options for a longer hike also
Maryhill Loops Hike Moderate 5.9 820 Take a walk on a historic looping, gated highway for views and wildflowers

See more Columbia River Gorge hikes and destinations in our Columbia River Gorge hike index

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