Central Gorge, Washington
Take the PCT to Greenleaf Overlook (photographer: Micheal Drewry)
Trail Description Driving Directions
This hike starts at the Bonneville Trailhead and then heads east until it connects to the Pacific Crest Trail (#2000). You will follow the trail north where you will come upon Gillette Lake. Once you pass the lake, you will cross many streams and pass another lake on your way to the Greenleaf Overlook. This is a good destination for spectacular views of the Columbia Gorge.
Hike by Bus! The Skamania County WET Bus stops at this trailhead. Plan your next trip using this service with our suggested hike itinerary. Learn more.
- Hike descriptions were collaboratively written with the generous support of oregonhikers.org.
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North Bonneville Trailhead:
From Oregon, take I-84 to Exit #44/Cascade Locks. Follow the signs to Bridge of the Gods/Stevenson and cross the bridge ($2 toll). Take a left and travel west on WA Hwy 14 for about a mile and a half. After you see Bonneville Dam on your left, start looking for the trailhead sign on your right. From Vancouver, travel east on WA Hwy 14 for 35 miles. After you pass Beacon Rock State Park and the town of North Bonneville, you'll see Bonneville Dam on your right. Just past the dam on the left side of the highway is the Bonneville Trailhead.
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