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Indian Point Loop Hike/Log

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Indian Point Loop Hike

This is a trail log page. The hike mile column refers to how many miles you'll have hiked on this particular hike to reach the listed point. Hike miles will be different from one hike to another. The trail mile column is a permanent marker for the trail measuring miles from the start of the trail. Trail miles are a permanent feature of the trail and are the same from hike to hike. Sections of the trail included in this hike are blue. Other trail segments are provided for you to personalize your own hikes.


Herman Creek Trail #406
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 0.0 160 Road.JPG Herman Creek Trailhead
0.3 0.3 400 Power line Clearing
0.6 0.6 (400) 30.6 540 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Herman Bridge Trail Junction
0.7 0.7 (400) 30.7 680 Trail follows road
1.3 1.3 (400) 31.3 980 Campsite.JPG Herman Camp
1.3 1.3 (400) 31.3 980 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Gorge-Gorton Creek Trail Junction
1.6 1000 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Nick Eaton Trail Junction
2.1 970 Water.JPG Nick Eaton Falls
2.6 1120 Wilderness Boundary
2.7 1160 Water.JPG Camp Creek Crossing
3.6 1480 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Casey Creek Way Trail Junction
4.0 1840 Water.JPG Casey Creek Crossing
4.0 1480 Campsite.JPG Casey Creek Camp
4.0 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-West Fork Herman Creek Trail Junction
??? 1920 Water.JPG Hazel Creek Crossing
5.0 1920 Water.JPG Slide Creek Falls
5.3 2080 Water.JPG Mullinix Creek Crossing
5.6 2140 Water.JPG Whisky Creek Crossing
7.4 2950 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Herman Creek Cutoff Trail Junction
??? 2950 Campsite.JPG Cedar Swamp Camp
7.7 2850 Water.JPG East Fork Herman Creek Crossing
7.7 2850 Campsite.JPG Seven and a Half Mile Camp (Herman Creek)
7.9 3040 Campsite.JPG Noble Camp
9.3 3760 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Mud Lake Trail Junction
10.2 4200 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Anthill-Tomlike Mountain Trail Junction
10.8 4200 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Rainy Wahtum Trail Junction
11.0 4250 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Herman Creek Trail Junction


Gorton Creek Trail #408
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
1.3 0.0 980 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Gorton Creek Trail Junction
3.0 1.7 2100 Water.JPG Small Creek
3.9 2.6 2380 Junction.JPG Gorton Creek-Indian Point-Ridge Cutoff Trail Junction
3.4 2570 Junction.JPG Gorton Creek-Deadwood Trail Junction
3.5 2570 Water.JPG Grays Creek Crossing
3.5 2570 Campsite.JPG Deadwood Camp
4.3 3590 Wilderness Boundary
5.1 View.JPG Columbia River Gorge Viewpoint
6.0 3930 Junction.JPG Gorton Creek-Nick Eaton Trail Junction
??? Water.JPG Spur trail to water
??? 3950 Campsite.JPG Ridge Camp
6.6 4250 Junction.JPG Gorton Creek-Plateau Cutoff Trail Junction
8.1 4250 Junction.JPG Gorton Creek-Green Point Ridge-North Lake Trail Junction
8.3 4737 View.JPG Green Point Mountain
9.2 4400 Junction.JPG Gorton Creek-Herman Creek Cutoff-Rainy Wahtum Trail Junction


Indian Point Trail #408C
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
3.9, 4.3 0.0 2560 Junction.JPG Gorton Creek-Indian Point-Ridge Cutoff Trail Junction
4.1, 4.1 0.2 2500 View.JPG Indian Point


Ridge Cutoff Trail #437
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
4.3 2.2 2380 Junction.JPG Gorton Creek-Indian Point-Ridge Cutoff Trail Junction
6.5 0.0 Junction.JPG Nick Eaton-Ridge Cutoff Trail Junction


Nick Eaton Trail #447
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
5.1 3930 Junction.JPG Gorton Creek-Nick Eaton Trail Junction
4.2 Rockslide
4.1 View.JPG Viewpoint
3.7 4020 Junction.JPG Nick Eaton-Casey Creek Way Trail Junction
2.5 Junction.JPG Nick Eaton-Deadwood Trail Junction
??? View.JPG
6.5 2.0 Junction.JPG Nick Eaton-Ridge Cutoff Trail Junction
6.5 2.0 2960 Wilderness Boundary
8.5 0.0 1000 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Nick Eaton Trail Junction


Herman Creek Trail #406
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
11.0 4250 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Herman Creek Trail Junction
10.8 4200 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Wahtum Rainy Trail Junction
10.2 4200 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Anthill-Tomlike Mountain Trail Junction
9.3 3760 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Mud Lake Trail Junction
7.9 3040 Campsite.JPG Noble Camp
7.7 2850 Campsite.JPG Seven and a Half Mile Camp (Herman Creek)
7.7 2850 Water.JPG East Fork Herman Creek Crossing
??? 2950 Campsite.JPG Cedar Swamp Camp
7.4 2950 Campsite.JPG Herman Creek-Herman Creek Cutoff Trail Junction
5.8 2140 Water.JPG Whisky Creek Crossing
5.3 2080 Water.JPG Mullinix Creek Crossing
5.0 1920 Water.JPG Slide Creek Falls
??? 1920 Water.JPG Hazel Creek Crossing
4.0 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-West Fork Herman Creek Trail Junction
4.0 1480 Campsite.JPG Casey Creek Camp
4.0 1840 Water.JPG Casey Creek Crossing
3.6 1480 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Casey Creek Way Trail Junction
2.7 1160 Water.JPG Camp Creek Crossing
2.6 1120 Wilderness Boundary
2.1 970 Water.JPG Nick Eaton Falls
8.5 1.6 1000 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Nick Eaton Trail Junction
8.8 1.3 (400) 31.3 980 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Gorge-Gorton Creek Trail Junction
8.8 1.3 (400) 31.3 980 Campsite.JPG Herman Camp
9.4 0.7 (400) 30.7 680 Trail follows road
9.5 0.6 (400) 30.6 540 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Herman Bridge Trail Junction
9.8 0.3 400 Power line Clearing
10.1 0.0 160 Road.JPG Herman Creek Trailhead


Connecting Trails

Gorge Trail #400 (Eastern portion)
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
15.2 (EF) 0.0 150 Road.JPG John B Yeon Trailhead
15.3 (EF) 0.1 170 Junction.JPG Elowah Falls-Nesmith Point Trail Junction
15.6 (EF) 0.4 350 Junction.JPG Elowah Falls-Upper McCord Creek Falls Trail Junction
16.0 (EF) 0.8 240 Water.JPG Elowah Falls
17.5 40 Water.JPG Moffett Creek Bridge on Gorge Trail
17.6 120 Junction.JPG Gorge-Munra Point Trail Junction
19.0 (HCRHT) 41.3 40 Junction.JPG HCRHT-Gorge Trail Junction at Tanner Creek
19.1 (HCRHT) 41.4 40 Water.JPG Tanner Creek Bridge
19.2 (HCRHT) 41.5 50 Junction.JPG Road.JPG Wahclella Falls Trailhead
19.3 70 Old flume to fish hatchery
20.5 (034) 0.2 550 Junction.JPG Trail follows Road 034
20.7 (070) 0.1 590 Junction.JPG Trail follows Road 070
20.8 (777) 1.1 600 Junction.JPG Tanner Road-Gorge Trail Junction
21.2 (777) 0.7 500 Junction.JPG Tanner Road-Gorge-Portage Road Connector Trail Junction
21.6 600 Junction.JPG Gorge-Wauna Viewpoint Trail Junction
22.1 80 Water.JPG Junction.JPG Gorge-Shady Glen Trail Junction
22.3 80 Eagle Creek Suspension Bridge
22.4 80 Junction.JPG Road.JPG Eagle Creek Trailhead
22.7 200 Junction.JPG Gorge-Buck Point Trail Junction
23.0 (HCRHT) 43.2 120 Junction.JPG HCRHT-Gorge Trail Junction at Ruckel Creek
23.3 (HCRHT) 43.5 180 Water.JPG Junction.JPG Ruckel Creek Bridge
23.3 (HCRHT) 43.5 180 Junction.JPG HCRHT-Ruckel Creek Trail Junction
24.0 (HCRHT) 44.2 220 Junction.JPG HCRHT-Gorge Trail Junction near Cascade Locks
25.4 (2000) 2142.0 230 Junction.JPG Road.JPG Pacific Crest-Gorge Trail Junction
26.3 (2000) 2141.1 780 Powerline Road
27.2 (2000) 2140.2 900 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Rudolph Spur Trail Junction
27.2 (2000) 2140.2 750 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Dry Creek Falls Trail Junction
27.2 (2000) 2140.2 750 Water.JPG Dry Creek Bridge
27.8 (2000) 2139.3 750 Rockslide
28.6 (2000) 2138.5 1030 Water.JPG Side Creek
28.7 (2000) 2138.4 950 Herman Creek Pinnacles
28.9 (2000) 2138.2 1040 Water.JPG Pacific Crest Falls
29.2 (2000) 2137.9 950 Rockslide
29.4 (2000) 2137.7, (406E) 1.2 960 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Herman Bridge Trail Junction
30.2 (406E) 0.4 520 Water.JPG Herman Creek Bridge
30.6 (406E) 0.0, (406) 0.7 600 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Herman Bridge Trail Junction
31.3 (406) 1.4 700 Junction.JPG Herman Camp
??? 800 Water.JPG Grays Creek Crossing on Gorge Trail
33.4 400 View.JPG Home Valley Viewpoint
34.9 200 Water.JPG Gorton Creek Bridge
34.9 (411) 0.1 200 Junction.JPG Wyeth-Gorge Trail Junction


Herman Creek Bridge Trail #406E
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 (400) 30.6 540 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Herman Bridge Trail Junction
0.4 (400) 30.2 500 Water.JPG Herman Creek Bridge
1.2 (400) 29.4 960 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Herman Bridge Trail Junction


  • Campsite.JPG Campsite
  • Closed.JPG Closed area
  • Bathroom.JPG Restrooms
  • Road.JPG Road access
  • Junction.JPG Trail junction
  • View.JPG View
  • Water.JPG Water source

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