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Dalles Mountain Ranch Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

The large gravel trailhead area at the Dalles Mountain Ranch (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 and Bend. After exiting, take a left for the DMV, DOT, State Police and The Dalles Dam.

Drive 3.6 miles, crossing The Dalles Bridge, to a right turn merge with Highway 14E for Kennewick.

From here, go 0.9 miles and make a left turn off Highway 14 onto The Dalles Mountain Road for the Columbia Hills State Park and Dalles Mountain Ranch.

Drive 3.4 miles on this gravel road and reach a junction at an old wagon and before a group of ranch buidlings.

Keep straight (right) here for 0.2 miles; then turn left up the hill and park in the Dalles Mountain Ranch Trailhead parking area.

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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.

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