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Sleeping Beauty Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Sleeping Beauty's profile on the drive in (bobcat)
Trailhead sign (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Driving Directions

Drive I-84 east to Exit 64 for Highway 35, White Salmon, and Government Camp.

At the Stop sign after exiting, go left on Button Bridge Road for Bingen and White Salmon and drive 1.1 miles over the Hood River Bridge after paying the toll.

Turn left onto Highway 14W for Stevenson and Vancouver and drive 1.6 miles.

Then turn right onto Highway 141 Alt for Trout Lake and the Mt. Adams Recreation Area.

Wind up along the White Salmon for 2.2 miles and turn left onto Highway 141 for BZ Corner, Trout Lake, and Glenwood.

It’s 19.3 miles to the village of Trout Lake.

Bear left here at the Y intersection to continue on Highway 141. Drive 1.8 miles past the ranger station to make a right turn onto Trout Lake Creek Road.

Keep to this road, which becomes FR 88, for 4.6 miles, and then make a right onto gravel FR 8810 for Trout Lake Creek Campground and the Sleeping Beauty Trail.

After 1.2 miles, just after crossing Trout Lake Creek, the road makes a 180-degree turn up the hill at the intersection with the spur to Trout Lake Creek Campground.

Keep left here and gain in elevation as you drive through the forest, keeping to the main track, for 5.1 more miles. Then, turn right onto FR 040 for the Sleeping Beauty Trail.

Keep left at the fork after 0.1 miles and 0.3 miles farther on, see the trailhead on the left side of the road. There are pullout spaces on the right side of the road here.

Fees, Regulations, etc.

  • $3.50 toll each way at Hood River Bridge

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Oregon Hikers Field Guide is built as a collaborative effort by its user community. While we make every effort to fact-check, information found here should be considered anecdotal. You should cross-check against other references before planning a hike. Trail routing and conditions are subject to change. Please contact us if you notice errors on this page.

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