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Round Lake Trailhead (Sauvie Island)

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Parking and kiosk at the Round Lake Trailhead, Sauvie Island (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Driving Directions

From downtown Portland:

Driving I-405 North, take Exit 3 for Highway 30 West and St. Helens.

Keep left, but stay in the middle lane as you travel through an underpass 0.9 miles to the Nicolai Street traffic light.

Keep straight here on Highway 30 for 8.5 miles.

Make a right onto Sauvie Island Road, and drive 0.4 miles, crossing the bridge over the Multnomah Channel, before turning left to park at the Cracker Barrel Grocery. Here you have to purchase you $10 day-use pass.

From the grocery, go north 1.8 miles and then keep left at the junction with Reeder Road to head north on NW Sauvie Island Road.

Continue 6.8 miles to where the road becomes gravel and you enter the Sauvie Island Wildlife Refuge.

Proceed another 0.8 miles to a pullout on the right with a port-a-potty and an information kiosk.

Other Notes

  • $10 parking permit required (purchase at Cracker Barrel Grocery or online)
  • Open 4:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Dogs on leash
  • Open to hikers mid-April - September 30th. Water levels vary; the entire loop may only be accessible from mid July.
  • Port-a-potty at trailhead

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