Creating a World-Class Trekking Network Encircling the Gorge
Learn more about the initiative to create a 200-mile loop trail network in the Gorge.
On the Trail
This flat, 2-mile walk along the Columbia River is a new trail link in the evolving Gorge Towns to Trails initiative—an urban , wilderness trail network throughout the Gorge. The paved, ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act)-accessible flat walk offers spectacular Columbia River views.
Permits & Pets
The trail is managed by the Port of Camas-Washougal. No permits are required. Dogs must be on leash.
- From the parking area, walk east on the trail. This land used to be part of the Hambleton Brothers Lumber Co. sawmill, which ceased operations in 2010. Learn about the revitalization plans for this evolving riverfront property.
- Directly across the Columbia River are the wetlands of the Sandy River Delta.
- The trail ends at A Street. Turn around and retrace the route to the start.
- Please always stay on the trail and clean your boots before and after you hike. Hikers and their dogs are common vectors for spreading invasive seeds.
- Restrooms are at the trailhead.
Learn how this trail is significant to the Gorge Towns to Trails initiative—an effort to create a 200-mile trail loop trail network around the Gorge.
Directly west of the trailhead is the large pleasure-craft marina operated by the Port of Camas-Washougal; a short stroll from it is a beautiful small park, the Parkersville National Historic Site.
Two Rivers Heritage Museum in Washougal is a small museum of western Gorge history, from ancient times to the logging, mining, and homesteading eras. On SR 14, drive 1 mile east and turn left at the stoplight at Washougal River Road. Almost immediately, turn right at A Street, then right at Durgan Street. The museum is on the right. Afterward, walk to lunch or dinner along Pendleton Way or Main Street.
Other Hikes at or Near This Trailhead
Directions & Travel Tips
On SR 14, take exit 14. Then, if coming from east of Washougal, take the third exit at the roundabout. At the second roundabout, take the second exit and drive straight ahead to the trailhead parking lot at Washougal Waterfront Park.
Then, if coming from west of Washougal, take the second exit at the roundabout. At the second roundabout, take the first exit and drive straight ahead to the trailhead parking lot at Washougal Waterfront Park. Restrooms are at the trailhead.