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Snipes Mountain Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Wilderness sign-in box at the Snipes Mountain Trailhead (bobcat)
Parking pullout just beyond the Snipes Mountain Trailhead (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Driving Directions

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

Turn left onto Button Bridge Road at the Stop sign and drive straight for 1.2 miles, passing through another Stop sign and the toll booth at the Hood River Bridge.

When you reach the junction with Highway 14W on the Washington side of the Columbia River, turn left for Stevenson and Vancouver. Drive 1.5 miles and make a right onto Highway 141 Alt. for Trout Lake and the Mt. Adams Recreation Area.

Wind up for 2.2 miles above the White Salmon River to the junction with Highway 141N. Turn left here for BZ Corner, Trout Lake, and Glenwood.

Drive north for 19.2 miles to a Y junction in Trout Lake. Bear right at this junction for Randle and the Mt. Adams Recreation Area.

After 1.3 miles, bear right for South Climb, Sno Parks, and Bird Creek Meadows.

In another 0.6 miles, keep right for Sno Parks and Bird Creek Meadows.

After 2.6 miles, come to the end of the pavement and a five-way junction.

Keep straight here on FR 8225 and drive 3.2 miles to a four-way junction.

Keep straight here on Road 050 and drive 0.7 miles to the Snipes Mountain Trailhead. There are parking pullouts on the right both before and after the sign.

Fees and Regulations

  • $2 toll each way at the Hood River Bridge
  • Sign in at Wilderness Permit box


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