Columbia Hills State Park - Horsethief Lake Petroglyphs

Eastern Gorge, Washington

Columbia Hills State Park - Horsethief Lake Petroglyphs
She Who Watches Petroglyph (photographer: Rick Till)

Trail Features

  • WildflowersWildflowers
  • Beautiful ViewsBeautiful Views
  • Cultural HistoryCultural History
  • Ice Age FloodsIce Age Floods

Trail Description Driving Directions

Friends of the Columbia Gorge offers a guided tour of the pictographs and petroglyphs every spring and fall. Or you can call Goldendale State Parks at 509-439-9032 to reserve a spot on their scheduled tours at 10 am on Fridays and Saturdays, April - October. You may want to plan ahead by two to three weeks, as tours fill up fast.

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Trail Details

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Driving Directions

Horsethief Lake Trailhead:  From Oregon, from I-84 take Exit #87/Highway 197 north (The Dalles Dam bridge). Cross the Columbia River and continue about two miles to WA Hwy 14. and turn right, heading east. Turn right on WA Hwy 14 and drive about a mile to milepost #85 where the park entrance is on your right/south. From Washington, drive east or west on WA Hwy 14 along the Columbia River. The park is located at milepost #85 on the south side of WA Hwy 14. + Read More

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