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Herman Creek Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Herman Creek Trailhead. You can see the outhouse, parking to the right, and the trail taking off at the right rear (Jerry Adams)
A new trail sign replaced an old misleading trail sign. However, PCT is actually 1.8 miles from here. (romann)


Hikes starting here

Fees / Regulations

  • Northwest Forest Pass (or America the Beautiful Pass) required
  • Restrooms, picnic table
  • Use the boot brush before and after hiking.
  • Do NOT park along the access road; if the parking lot is full, you'll have to park down by Frontage Road.
  • The horse camp here is no longer open because of hazardous trees.

Driving Directions

Take I-84 east from Portland to Exit 44 for Cascade Locks and Stevenson.

After exiting, keep driving east along Wa Na Pa Street through Cascade Locks to pass under the freeway and reach a Stop sign.

Keep straight here for the Oxbow Fish Hatchery and Herman Creek, and go 1.7 miles on Frontage Road.

Turn right onto FR Spur 215 for the Herman Creek Campground, and follow the road around past the decommissioned horse camp for 0.4 miles to arrive at the trailhead.


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