The Eagle Creek fire has closed most trails from Cascade Locks to Troutdale.

North Lake

Central Gorge, Oregon

North Lake
View from the North Lake trail (photographer: Kate Harbour)

Trail Features

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Trail Description Driving Directions

alert Trail Alert, Jul 12, 2018: Trail closed due to the 2017 Eagle Creek fire. Currently there is no estimated reopening date due to heavy damage sustained after the fire. Wyeth trailhead and a short segment of the Wyeth trail that connects to Gorge #400 are open. The remainder of Wyeth #411 is closed to the junction with Green Point Ridge Trail (#418) on Mt. Hood.

If you are looking for an endurance challenge, this is an excellent hike. Once you climb 3840 feet in the first four miles, keep left and descend 500 feet before regaining the elevation as you approach North Lake. + Read More

Trail Details

Columbia Gorge Car-Free

Columbia Gorge Car-Free

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Post-Fire Gorge Hiking Opportunities

Post-Fire Gorge Hiking Opportunities

These trails and recreation areas in and around the Gorge are open for exploring.

Ready, Set, GOrge!

Ready, Set, GOrge!

When planning your visit to the Gorge, take Ready, Set, GOrge! to heart.

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Solstice Woodfire Café
Hood River, OR


Driving Directions

Wyeth Trailhead:  Take I-84 to Exit #51/Wyeth. Turn south, then right onto Herman Creek Rd for 200 yards. Then turn left into the signed Wyeth campground. Follow trailhead signs to the far back of the campground to the parking lot. + Read More

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