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=== Fees and Regulations ===
 
=== Fees and Regulations ===
* Northwest Forest Pass (or America the Beautiful Pass) required at Lower Falls Recreation Area; $2 reservation parking ticket additionally required in summer
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* Northwest Forest Pass (or America the Beautiful Pass) required at Lower Falls Recreation Area; $2 reserve in advance parking ticket (see [https://www.recreation.gov/timed-entry/10087203 Recreation.gov]) additionally required between June 15th and September 30th.
 
* $2 toll at the [[Bridge of the Gods]]
 
* $2 toll at the [[Bridge of the Gods]]
 
* Restrooms, picnic area, nearby campground
 
* Restrooms, picnic area, nearby campground

Latest revision as of 21:07, 19 May 2021

The Lower Lewis River Falls Trailhead. The unusual police presence was due to an underwater rescue team training exercise. (Steve Hart)

Contents

Hikes starting here

Fees and Regulations

  • Northwest Forest Pass (or America the Beautiful Pass) required at Lower Falls Recreation Area; $2 reserve in advance parking ticket (see Recreation.gov) additionally required between June 15th and September 30th.
  • $2 toll at the Bridge of the Gods
  • Restrooms, picnic area, nearby campground
  • Share trail with mountain bikes

Driving Directions

Drive I-84 east to Exit 44 for Cascade Locks and Stevenson.

After exiting, go 0.4 miles and make a right for the Bridge of the Gods Toll Bridge and Stevenson.

Drive 0.8 miles, paying the $2 toll and crossing the bridge. At the intersection with Highway 14, turn right for Stevenson and Kennewick.

Drive 6.0 miles and turn left at a roundabout for Carson and the Wind River Recreation Area. This is the Wind River Road.

Drive for 14.5 miles, passing through Carson and make a sharp right to continue on the Wind River Road.

From this bend, wind up for another 13.2 miles and make a left on the Curly Creek Road for FR 90, the Lewis River, Ape Cave and Windy Ridge.

Descend 5.1 miles on this road to the intersection with FR 90. Go right here for the Upper Lewis River.

Drive 10.1 miles, crossing the Lewis River and turn right for the Lower Falls Recreation Area.

After 0.1 miles, turn right for the day use area and keep right to drive around the parking circle and find a spot to park.


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