Tanner Ridge to Dublin Lake
Central Gorge, Oregon
View from Tanner Ridge of Mt Adams (photographer: Karl E. Peterson)
Hike Details
Type:
Out and back
Distance:
13 miles round trip
Elevation Gain:
3600 feet
Difficulty:
Expert
Trail Features
Family Friendly:
No
Restrooms:
Yes
Trailhead Pass:
No
Trail Details
Wildflowers
From the Wahclella Falls parking lot, walk back toward the freeway and look for the trail on your right, which takes off behind the parking lot. Follow the trail for about a mile, cross under power lines, and you will come to a service road.  Follow south and upstream for about another mile. Once you come to the Tanner Ridge/Butte Trailhead, follow Trail #401 for about 2.2 miles and 1500 feet in elevation until you come to a junction with the Wauna Point Trail #401D.  Bear right and continue up a more gentle climb to Tanner Ridge. In about 2 miles you will come to the junction with Trail #448, which descends back down toward Tanner Creek, and can be used to complete a loop. Continue to Trail #401 and you will come to the junction for Dublin Lake. Follow Trail #401B down to Dublin Lake. Camping is allowed at the lake.

- Hike descriptions were collaboratively written with the generous support of oregonhikers.org.

Driving Directions

Toothrock Trailhead:  From I-84, take Exit #40/Bonneville Dam. Turn south at the stop sign and drive about 100 feet. Turn left at the fork (right takes you to Wahclella Falls trailhead). Follow the short road uphill to the end where you'll see the trailhead parking lot.