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Rock Creek Pass Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Sign on the Pacific Crest Trail at Rock Creek Pass (bobcat)


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Driving Directions

Drive I-84 east to Exit 44 for Cascade Locks. Go 0.4 miles after exiting, and turn right for the Bridge of the Gods Toll Bridge and Stevenson.

Drive 0.7 miles, crossing the Bridge of the Gods and paying the $1 toll, to reach the junction with Highway 14.

Turn right here for Stevenson and Kennewick, and drive 0.7 miles to make a left turn for the fairgrounds and Skamania Lodge.

After 0.3 miles, turn left onto Foster Creek Road just after passing the turnoff for Skamania Lodge.

Drive 0.9 miles, keeping left where Foster Creek Road joins Ryan Allen Road, and turn left onto Red Bluff Road.

Drive 0.7 miles (The road becomes gravel after 0.4 miles), and keep right on CG 2000.

After another 1.8 miles, keep left on CG 2000 at a junction.

It’s 3.3 miles from here to the bridge over Rock Creek and the view of Step Creek Falls.

From the bridge, drive 2.4 miles and keep left at the junction with CG 2070 (There's a small sign here marked “PCNST Detour”).

Proceed another 1.9 miles up this road to the triple-fork junction at Rock Creek Pass, where you keep far left.

Drive another 0.3 miles on CG 2090 and pull out on the left or the right where the Pacific Crest Trail crosses the road.


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