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Crawford Oaks Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Looking back at the trailhead (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Fees & Regulations

  • Discover Pass required
  • Dogs on leash
  • Restrooms, interpretive signs, picnic area
  • Keep out of ranch buildings
  • Open 6:30 a.m. to dusk; no overnight camping
  • Share trails with horses and mountain bikers
  • Watch out for poison oak, ticks, and rattlesnakes

Driving Directions

Drive I-84 east to Exit 87 for Dufur, Bend, and Highway 197. Turn left after exiting for the DMV-DOT, State Police and The Dalles Dam.

Drive 3.5 miles across The Dalles Bridge to the junction with Highway 14. Turn right here for Kennewick and merge.

Drive 3.7 miles east, passing Horsethief Butte, and turn left for the Columbia Hills State Park and the Crawford Oaks Trailhead.

Arrive early on a spring weekend. The parking lot fills up very quickly!

Page Contributors

Oregon Hikers Field Guide is built as a collaborative effort by its user community. While we make every effort to fact-check, information found here should be considered anecdotal. You should cross-check against other references before planning a hike. Trail routing and conditions are subject to change. Please contact us if you notice errors on this page.

Hiking is a potentially risky activity, and the entire risk for users of this field guide is assumed by the user, and in no event shall Trailkeepers of Oregon be liable for any injury or damages suffered as a result of relying on content in this field guide. All content posted on the field guide becomes the property of Trailkeepers of Oregon, and may not be used without permission.