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Angel's Rest, OR

 
Moderate: 5 miles | 1500 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Ice Age Floods

Angel's to Devil's Rest Loop, OR

 
Expert: 10.7 miles | 2770 ft.
  • Beautiful Views

Augspurger Mountain, WA

 
Expert: 16 miles | 4400 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Wildflowers

Balfour-Klickitat Loop, WA

 
Easy: 0.75 miles | 150 ft.
  • Bird Viewing

Beacon Rock, WA

 
Easy: 1.8 miles | 680 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Cultural History
  • Ice Age Floods

Bell Creek Loop, OR

 
Expert: 14.5 miles | 3330 ft.
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflowers

Benson Plateau Loop, OR

 
Expert: 16.2 miles | 4080 ft.
  • Wildflowers

Bridal Veil Falls, OR

 
Easy: 0.6 miles | 70 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflowers

Cape Horn Loop, WA

 
Strenuous: 8.3 miles | 1500 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Bird Viewing
  • Ice Age Floods
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflowers

Cape Horn, Upper, WA

 
Moderate: 5 miles | 1000 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Bird Viewing
  • Ice Age Floods
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflowers

Catherine Creek Arch Loop, WA

 
Easy: 1.9 miles | 325 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Cultural History
  • Wildflowers

Catherine Creek Labyrinth, WA

 
Moderate: 5.5 miles | 1000 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Wildflowers

Dog Creek Falls, WA

 
Easy: 0.2 miles | 0 ft.
  • Waterfall

Dog Mountain Loop, WA

 
Strenuous: 6.9 miles | 2820 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Wildflowers

Dry Creek Falls to Herman Creek, OR

 
Easy: 8.6 miles | 750 ft.
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflowers

Eagle Creek to High Bridge, OR

Eagle Creek to High Bridge alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
12/15/15: The bridge at milepost 2.0 (Tish Creek), just past Punchbowl Falls, is out of commission. Please do not attempt to cross the creek. The trail beyond this point is officially closed until further notice.
 
Moderate: 6.4 miles | 840 ft.
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflowers

Eagle Creek to Punchbowl Falls, OR

Eagle Creek to Punchbowl Falls alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
​12/15/15: The bridge at milepost 2.0 (Tish Creek), just past Punchbowl Falls, is out of commission. Please do not attempt to cross the creek. The trail beyond this point is officially closed until further notice.
 
Easy: 3.8 miles | 500 ft.
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflowers

Eagle Creek to Tunnel Falls, OR

Eagle Creek to Tunnel Falls alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
​12/15/15: The bridge at milepost 2.0 (Tish Creek), just past Punchbowl Falls, is out of commission. Please do not attempt to cross the creek. The trail beyond this point is officially closed until further notice.
 
Strenuous: 12 miles | 1640 ft.
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflowers

Eagle Creek to Wahtum Lake, OR

Eagle Creek to Wahtum Lake alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
​12/15/15: The bridge at milepost 2.0 (Tish Creek), just past Punchbowl Falls, is out of commission. Please do not attempt to cross the creek. The trail beyond this point is officially closed until further notice.
 
Expert: 26.5 miles | 5310 ft.
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflowers

Elowah Falls, OR

 
Moderate: 3.5 miles | 260 ft.
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflowers

Falls Creek Falls, WA

 
Easy: 3.4 miles | 700 ft.
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflowers

Fort Cascades Loop, WA

 
Easy: 1.5 miles | 0 ft.
  • Cultural History
  • Ice Age Floods

Gillette Lake, WA

 
Moderate: 5.4 miles | 648 ft.
  • Beautiful Views

Green Point Ridge, OR

 
Expert: 15 miles | 5000 ft.
  • Beautiful Views

Greenleaf Overlook, WA

 
Moderate: 8.8 miles | 800 ft.
  • Beautiful Views

Hamilton Mountain Loop, WA

 
Strenuous: 9.4 miles | 2100 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflowers

Hardy Ridge Loop, WA

 
Strenuous: 9 miles | 2500 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Wildflowers

Herman Creek to Casey Creek, OR

 
Strenuous: 7.4 miles | 2000 ft.
  • Wildflowers

Herman Creek to Mud Lake, OR

 
Expert: 17.8 miles | 3400 ft.
  • Wildflowers

Hole-in-the-Wall Falls Loop, OR

Hole-in-the-Wall Falls Loop alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
7/12/16: The Historic Columbia Highway State Trail Starvation Creek to Lindsey Creek construction project will begin work everyday of the week beginning July 22, lasting through September 24. Please note all trails west of the parking area are closed except for Labor Day weekend.  
 
Easy: 2.5 miles | 600 ft.
  • Waterfall

Horsetail Falls Loop, OR

 
Easy: 2.3 miles | 440 ft.
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflowers

Horsetail, Ponytail & Triple Falls, OR

 
Moderate: 4.4 miles | 680 ft.
  • Waterfall

Indian Point Loop, OR

 
Strenuous: 7.6 miles | 2800 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Wildflowers

Klickitat Trail - Swale Canyon, WA

Klickitat Trail - Swale Canyon alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
July 6: The Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has closed the Swale Canyon section of the Klickitat Trail due to fire hazard. This is from mile post 16 in Wahkiakus to mile post 28.5 at Harms Road. Whenever the DNR classifies the fire danger in Klickitat County to be High, Swale Canyon is closed by Washington State Parks.  

This section of the trail will open whenever DNR re-classifies the fire danger back down to Moderate, which usually occurs in late September or early October.  

The rest of the Klickitat Trail is open year round. If you go, please take plenty of water and sun protection. (Info courtesy of the Klickitat Trail Conservancy)

 
 
Moderate: 10.2 miles | 1000 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Bird Viewing
  • Cultural History
  • Wildflowers

Lancaster Falls, OR

Lancaster Falls alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
7/12/16: The Historic Columbia Highway State Trail Starvation Creek to Lindsey Creek construction project will begin work everyday of the week beginning July 22, lasting through September 24. Please note all trails west of the parking area are closed except for Labor Day weekend.  
 
Easy: 1.8 miles | 160 ft.
  • Waterfall

Larch Mountain Crater Loop, OR

 
Moderate: 6 miles | 1100 ft.
  • Wildflowers

Latourell Falls Loop, OR

 
Easy: 2.4 miles | 520 ft.
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflowers

Lyle Cherry Orchard, WA

 
Moderate: 5 miles | 1500 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Ice Age Floods
  • Wildflowers

Mitchell Point, OR

 
Strenuous: 2.6 miles | 1270 ft.
  • Beautiful Views

Mosier Creek Falls, OR

 
Easy: 0.4 miles | 200 ft.
  • Waterfall

Mosier Plateau, OR

 
Moderate: 3.5 miles | 600 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Bird Viewing
  • Ice Age Floods
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflowers

Mosier Twin Tunnels, OR

 
Easy: 14 miles | 300 ft.
  • Beautiful Views

Mount Defiance, OR

Mount Defiance alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
7/12/16: The Historic Columbia Highway State Trail Starvation Creek to Lindsey Creek construction project will begin work everyday of the week beginning July 22, lasting through September 24. Please note all trails west of the parking area are closed except for Labor Day weekend.  
 
Expert: 12.2 miles | 4900 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflowers

Multnomah - Wahkeena Falls Loop, OR

 
Moderate: 4.8 miles | 1540 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflowers

Multnomah Falls, OR

 
Easy: 2.6 miles | 700 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Waterfall

Multnomah Falls to Devil's Rest, OR

 
Strenuous: 8.4 miles | 2368 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Waterfall

Nesmith Point, OR

 
Expert: 10.2 miles | 3700 ft.
  • Wildflowers

Nick Eaton Ridge Loop, OR

 
Expert: 14 miles | 3840 ft.
  • Wildflowers

North Lake, OR

 
Expert: 11.4 miles | 4240 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Wildflowers

Oneonta Gorge to Lower Oneonta Falls, OR

Oneonta Gorge to Lower Oneonta Falls alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
This is a high-use trail. Please consider going on a weekday for a less-crowded experience.
 
Easy: 0.6 miles | 400 ft.
  • Waterfall

Panther Creek Falls, WA

 
Easy: 0.4 miles | 200 ft.
  • Waterfall

River-to-Rock, WA

 
Easy: 1.5 miles | 250 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Cultural History
  • Ice Age Floods

Rooster Rock Loop, OR

 
Easy: 2.25 miles | 50 ft.
  • Beautiful Views

Rowena Plateau Loop, OR

 
Easy: 2.5 miles | 250 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Ice Age Floods
  • Wildflowers

Sams Walker Loop, WA

 
Easy: 1.1 miles | 50 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Bird Viewing

Shepperds Dell Falls, OR

 
Easy: 0.2 miles | 0 ft.
  • Waterfall

Silver Star Mountain - Ed's Trail Loop, WA

 
Moderate: 5 miles | 1500 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Wildflowers

St. Cloud Loop, WA

 
Easy: 0.5 miles | 150 ft.
  • Beautiful Views

Starvation Creek Falls, OR

Starvation Creek Falls alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
7/12/16: The Historic Columbia Highway State Trail Starvation Creek to Lindsey Creek construction project will begin work everyday of the week beginning July 22, lasting through September 24. Please note all trails west of the parking area are closed except for Labor Day weekend.  
 
Easy: 0.1 miles | 0 ft.
  • Waterfall

Starvation Creek Ridge Loop, OR

Starvation Creek Ridge Loop alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
7/12/16: The Historic Columbia Highway State Trail Starvation Creek to Lindsey Creek construction project will begin work everyday of the week beginning July 22, lasting through September 24. Please note all trails west of the parking area are closed except for Labor Day weekend.  
 
Moderate: 2.5 miles | 700 ft.
  • Waterfall

Starvation Creek to Warren Lake, OR

Starvation Creek to Warren Lake alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
7/12/16: The Historic Columbia Highway State Trail Starvation Creek to Lindsey Creek construction project will begin work everyday of the week beginning July 22, lasting through September 24. Please note all trails west of the parking area are closed except for Labor Day weekend.  
 
Expert: 11 miles | 4000 ft.
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflowers

Strawberry Island Loop, WA

 
Moderate: 4 miles | 0 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Bird Viewing
  • Wildflowers

Tanner Butte, OR

 
Expert: 17 miles | 4500 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Wildflowers

Tanner Ridge to Dublin Lake, OR

 
Expert: 13 miles | 3600 ft.
  • Wildflowers

The Dalles Riverfront Trail, OR

 
Easy: 3 miles | 200 ft.
  • Beautiful Views

Tom McCall Nature Preserve, OR

 
Moderate: 5 miles | 1070 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Wildflowers

Toothrock, OR

 
Moderate: 4 miles | 200 ft.
  • Cultural History

Triple Falls, OR

 
Moderate: 5 miles | 740 ft.
  • Waterfall

Upper McCord Creek Falls, OR

 
Easy: 2.2 miles | 600 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflowers

Wahclella Falls Loop, OR

 
Easy: 1.8 miles | 300 ft.
  • Waterfall

Wahkeena Falls, OR

 
Easy: 2.8 miles | 850 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Waterfall

Wauna Point, OR

 
Strenuous: 9.4 miles | 3380 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Waterfall

Weldon Wagon, WA

 
Moderate: 5 miles | 1340 ft.
  • Beautiful Views
  • Bird Viewing
  • Cultural History
  • Wildflowers

Whistle Punk Interpretive Loop, WA

 
Easy: 2.5 miles | 0 ft.
  • Cultural History