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Punchbowl Falls Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Gate at the trailhead, Punchbowl Falls Park (bobcat)
Trailhead, Punchbowl Falls Park (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Fees and Regulations

  • Stay on trails

Driving Directions

Drive I-84 east and take Exit 62 for Highway 30 and Westcliff Drive.

After exiting the freeway, turn right onto Highway 30 (Cascade Avenue) for West Hood River, and drive 0.2 miles.

Turn right onto Mt. Adams Avenue, and proceed 0.1 miles.

Mt. Adams Avenue bends to the right to become Wine Country Avenue, which then becomes Country Club Road: follow this road for 3.1 miles.

Turn left onto Barrett Drive, and proceed 1.2 miles to a four-way junction; turn right here on Tucker Road (Highway 281) for Odell and Parkdale.

Drive 2.0 miles, crossing the Hood River, and turn right to keep on Highway 281, the Dee Highway, for Dee and Parkdale.

Continue 6.3 miles, and then bear right for Dee and Lost Lake.

Go 0.3 miles, crossing the Middle Fork Hood River, and reach a T-junction. Go right here on Punchbowl Road for Rainy Lake.

After 0.2 miles, stay right at the junction with Green Road.

Drive another 0.9 miles on Punchbowl Road. After rounding a 180-degree turn, you’ll see a large pullout on the right. If you end up crossing the bridge over the West Fork Hood River Gorge, you’ve gone too far.


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