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Discovery Center Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

At the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Fees and Regulations

  • Dogs on leash
  • Entrance fee for the Discovery Center

Driving Directions

Drive I-84 east to Exit 82 for the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Wasco County Museum.

Turn right after exiting and reach the intersection with 1st Avenue (Highway 30) after 0.1 miles.

Go right here and drive 1.4 miles to make a right turn onto Taylor-Frantz Road for the Discovery Center and Wasco County Historical Museum.

Drive 0.5 miles, passing under I-84, and park in the Discovery Center parking lot. The trailhead is at the southeast corner of this lot.


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