Greenleaf Overlook
Central Gorge, Washington
alert Trail Alert, Mar 27, 2020: Most trails in the Columbia Gorge are now closed to the public due to the social distancing measures enacted by local and state health officials in Oregon and Washington. Friends of the Columbia Gorge is urging all members of the to public to stay local and give Gorge trails a break. If you can get to a neighborhood recreation spot by walking or biking, even better. Check the U.S. Forest Service, Oregon Parks and Recreation Department or Washington State Parks websites for additional information and breaking updates.

Hike Details
Type:
Out and back
Distance:
8.8 miles round trip
Elevation Gain:
800 feet
Difficulty:
Moderate
Trail Features
Family Friendly
Family Friendly:
No
Restrooms
Restrooms:
Yes miles round trip
Trailhead Pass
Trailhead Pass:
Trail Details
Beautiful ViewsBeautiful Views
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.

Driving Directions

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.