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Angel's Rest, OR

Angel's Rest alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
alert Trail Alert, Jul 2, 2020: This high-traffic trail remains closed to the public due to the social distancing measures enacted by local and state health officials. The most current closure information can be found at ReadySetGorge.com.
 
Moderate: 5 miles | 1500 ft.
  • Ice Age Floods

Angel's to Devil's Rest Loop, OR

 
Expert: 10.7 miles | 2770 ft.

Augspurger Mountain, WA

 
Expert: 16 miles | 4400 ft.

Balfour-Klickitat Loop, WA

 
Easy: 0.75 miles | 150 ft.

Beacon Rock, WA

Beacon Rock alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
alert Trail Alert, Jul 2, 2020: This high-traffic trail remains closed to the public due to the social distancing measures enacted by local and state health officials. While parts of Beacon Rock State Park are open, including the parking lot and restroom at the trailhead, the closures also include the group campground and the upper picnic area.
 
Easy: 1.8 miles | 680 ft.
  • Cultural History
  • Ice Age Floods

Bell Creek Loop, OR

 
Expert: 14.5 miles | 3330 ft.
  • Waterfall

Benson Plateau Loop, OR

 
Expert: 16.2 miles | 4080 ft.

Bridal Veil Falls, OR

Bridal Veil Falls alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
alert Trail Alert, Jul 2, 2020: This high-traffic trail remains closed to the public due to the social distancing measures enacted by local and state health officials. The most current closure information can be found at ReadySetGorge.com.
 
Easy: 0.6 miles | 70 ft.
  • Waterfall

Cape Horn Loop, WA

 
Strenuous: 8.3 miles | 1500 ft.
  • Ice Age Floods
  • Waterfall

Cape Horn, Upper, WA

 
Moderate: 5 miles | 1000 ft.
  • Ice Age Floods
  • Waterfall

Catherine Creek Arch Loop, WA

 
Easy: 1.9 miles | 325 ft.
  • Cultural History

Catherine Creek Labyrinth, WA

 
Moderate: 5.5 miles | 1000 ft.

Columbia Hills Historical State Park - Horsethief Lake Petroglyphs, WA

Columbia Hills Historical State Park - Horsethief Lake Petroglyphs alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
alert Trail Alert, Jul 2, 2020: Due to the social distancing measures enacted by local and state health officials, the pictograph tour is closed to the public. The most current closure information can be found at ReadySetGorge.com.
 
Easy: 0.5 miles | 50 ft.
  • Cultural History
  • Ice Age Floods

Dog Creek Falls, WA

 
Easy: 0.2 miles | 0 ft.
  • Waterfall

Dog Mountain Loop, WA

 
Strenuous: 6.9 miles | 2820 ft.

Dry Creek Falls to Herman Creek, OR

 
Easy: 8.6 miles | 750 ft.
  • Waterfall

Eagle Creek to High Bridge, OR

Eagle Creek to High Bridge alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
alert Trail Alert, Jul 12, 2018: Trail closed due to the 2017 Eagle Creek fire. Currently there is no timeline for reopening. 
 
Moderate: 6.4 miles | 840 ft.
  • Waterfall

Eagle Creek to Punchbowl Falls, OR

Eagle Creek to Punchbowl Falls alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
alert Trail Alert, Jul 12, 2018: Trail closed due to the 2017 Eagle Creek fire. Currently there is no timeline for reopening. 
 
Easy: 3.8 miles | 500 ft.
  • Waterfall

Eagle Creek to Tunnel Falls, OR

Eagle Creek to Tunnel Falls alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
alert Trail Alert, Jul 12, 2018: Trail closed due to the 2017 Eagle Creek fire. Currently there is no timeline for reopening. 
 
Strenuous: 12 miles | 1640 ft.
  • Waterfall

Eagle Creek to Wahtum Lake, OR

Eagle Creek to Wahtum Lake alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
alert Trail Alert, Jul 12, 2018: Trail closed due to the 2017 Eagle Creek fire. Currently there is no timeline for reopening. 
 
Expert: 26.5 miles | 5310 ft.
  • Waterfall

Elowah Falls, OR

 
Moderate: 1.5 miles | 260 ft.
  • Waterfall

Falls Creek Falls, WA

 
Easy: 3.4 miles | 700 ft.
  • Waterfall

Fort Cascades Loop, WA

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

Gillette Lake, WA

 
Moderate: 5.4 miles | 648 ft.

Green Point Ridge, OR

 
Expert: 15 miles | 5000 ft.

Greenleaf Overlook, WA

 
Moderate: 8.8 miles | 800 ft.

Hamilton Mountain Loop, WA

 
Strenuous: 7.6 miles | 2100 ft.
  • Waterfall

Hardy Ridge Loop, WA

 
Strenuous: 9 miles | 2500 ft.

Herman Creek to Casey Creek, OR

 
Strenuous: 7.4 miles | 2000 ft.

Herman Creek to Mud Lake, OR

 
Expert: 17.8 miles | 3400 ft.

Hole-in-the-Wall Falls , OR

 
Easy: 1.2 miles | 100 ft.

Horsetail Falls Loop, OR

Horsetail Falls Loop alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
alert Trail Alert, Jul 12, 2018: Trail closed due to the 2017 Eagle Creek fire. Currently there is no timeline for reopening. 
 
Easy: 2.3 miles | 440 ft.
  • Waterfall

Horsetail, Ponytail & Triple Falls, OR

Horsetail, Ponytail & Triple Falls alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
alert Trail Alert, Nov 26, 2018: Trail is open only to Ponytail Falls. Past the falls, the trail is closed because of damage from the 2017 Eagle Creek fire.
 
Moderate: 4.4 miles | 680 ft.
  • Waterfall

Indian Point Loop, OR

 
Strenuous: 7.6 miles | 2800 ft.

Klickitat Trail - Swale Canyon, WA

 
Moderate: 10.2 miles | 1000 ft.
  • Cultural History

Lancaster Falls, OR

 
Easy: 1.6 miles | 100 ft.
  • Waterfall

Larch Mountain Crater Loop, OR

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Moderate: 7 miles | 1100 ft.

Latourell Falls Loop, OR

 
Moderate: 2.4 miles | 520 ft.
  • Waterfall

Lyle Cherry Orchard, WA

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

Mitchell Point, OR

 
Strenuous: 2.6 miles | 1270 ft.

Mosier Creek Falls, OR

Mosier Creek Falls alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
alert Trail Alert:
 
Easy: 0.4 miles | 200 ft.
  • Waterfall

Mosier Plateau, OR

Mosier Plateau alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
alert Trail Alert, Jul 2, 2020: In June 2020, Mosier City Council voted to keep all their city parks closed until Sept. 17. With the closure of their city parks, including Pocket Park, the Mosier Plateau trail will also remain effectively closed until Sept. 17.
 
The Mosier Plateau trail is managed cooperatively by the city of Mosier and Friends of the Columbia Gorge Land Trust. The first half-mile of the trail runs through Mosier Pocket Park and alongside the town’s Pioneer Cemetery. A recreation easement from a local landowner then connects the city park to our land trust property.

Get up to date Gorge trail closure info: ReadySetGorge.com.
 
Moderate: 3.5 miles | 600 ft.
  • Ice Age Floods
  • Waterfall

Mosier Twin Tunnels, OR

 
Easy: 14 miles | 300 ft.

Mount Defiance, OR

 
Expert: 12.2 miles | 4900 ft.
  • Waterfall

Multnomah - Wahkeena Falls Loop, OR

 
Moderate: 5.4 miles | 1540 ft.
  • Waterfall

Multnomah Falls, OR

Multnomah Falls alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
alert Trail Alert, Jul 2, 2020: The high-traffic Multnomah Falls Recreation Area remains closed to the public due to the social distancing measures enacted by local and state health officials. The most current closure information can be found at ReadySetGorge.com.
 
Easy: 2.6 miles | 700 ft.
  • Waterfall

Multnomah Falls to Devil's Rest, OR

 
Strenuous: 8.4 miles | 2368 ft.
  • Waterfall

Nesmith Point, OR

 
Expert: 10.2 miles | 3700 ft.

Nick Eaton Ridge Loop, OR

 
Expert: 14 miles | 3840 ft.

North Lake, OR

 
Expert: 11.4 miles | 4240 ft.

Oneonta Gorge to Lower Oneonta Falls, OR

Oneonta Gorge to Lower Oneonta Falls alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
alert Trail Alert, Jul 12, 2018: Trail closed due to the 2017 Eagle Creek fire. Currently there is no timeline for reopening. 
 
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.
  • Cultural History
  • Ice Age Floods

Rooster Rock Loop, OR

 
Easy: 2.25 miles | 50 ft.

Rowena Plateau Loop, OR

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

Sams Walker Loop, WA

 
Easy: 1.1 miles | 50 ft.

Shepperds Dell Falls, OR

Shepperds Dell Falls alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
alert Trail Alert, Jul 12, 2018: Trail closed due to the 2017 Eagle Creek fire. Currently there is no timeline for reopening. 
 
Easy: 0.2 miles | 0 ft.
  • Waterfall

Silver Star Mountain - Ed's Trail Loop, WA

 
Moderate: 5 miles | 1500 ft.

St. Cloud Loop, WA

 
Easy: 0.5 miles | 150 ft.

Starvation Creek Falls, OR

 
Easy: 0.1 miles | 0 ft.
  • Waterfall

Starvation Creek Ridge Loop, OR

 
Moderate: 2.5 miles | 700 ft.
  • Waterfall

Starvation Creek to Warren Lake, OR

 
Expert: 11 miles | 4000 ft.
  • Waterfall

Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge - Gibbons Creek, WA

Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge - Gibbons Creek alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
alert Trail Alert, Jul 2, 2020: The northeast section of the loop is closed for winter habitat October 1 - April 30 each year. During those months you can do an out-and-back walk instead of a loop.

The Gibbons Creek Wildlife Art Trail is closed due to construction on the Steigerwald Floodplain Restoration Project.

Get up-to-date Gorge trail closure info: ReadySetGorge.com.


 
 
Easy: 2.8 miles | 0 ft.
  • Ice Age Floods

Strawberry Island Loop, WA

 
Moderate: 4 miles | 0 ft.

Tanner Butte, OR

 
Expert: 17 miles | 4500 ft.

Tanner Ridge to Dublin Lake, OR

 
Expert: 13 miles | 3600 ft.

The Dalles Riverfront Trail, OR

 
Easy: 3 miles | 200 ft.

Tom McCall Nature Preserve, OR

 
Moderate: 3.25 miles | 1070 ft.

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.
  • Waterfall

Wahclella Falls Loop, OR

Wahclella Falls Loop alert Trail Alert. Click here for more info
alert Trail Alert, Jul 2, 2020: This high-traffic trail remains closed to the public due to the social distancing measures enacted by local and state health officials. The most current closure information can be found at ReadySetGorge.com.

The upper section of the trail’s loop has an ongoing closure due to a damaged bridge and washouts sustained during and after the Eagle Creek fire. For your safety, respect closure signs and stay out of closed areas.
 
Easy: 2.4 miles | 300 ft.
  • Waterfall

Wahkeena Falls, OR

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alert Trail Alert:
 
Easy: 2.8 miles | 850 ft.
  • Waterfall

Washougal Waterfront Trail, WA

 
Easy: 2 miles | 0 ft.

Wauna Point, OR

 
Strenuous: 9.4 miles | 3380 ft.
  • Waterfall

Weldon Wagon, WA

 
Moderate: 5 miles | 1340 ft.
  • Cultural History

Whistle Punk Interpretive Loop, WA

 
Easy: 1.5 miles | 0 ft.
  • Cultural History