Hike with Friends

With 100+ guided outings a year to choose from, there is something for everyone!

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Whether it's wildflower walks, kayak trips, geology tours, or bike rides we've made it easy for you to enjoy unique outings in all areas of the Columbia Gorge. Each outing has an educational theme and is led by knowledgable volunteer hike leaders and shepherds. Meet our hike leaders and shepherds.

First-time hiking with Friends? Learn all about it in our Hike Program Information & Guidelines.


Spring-Summer 2017 Publications            

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Questions? Contact Outdoor Programs Coordinator Kate Lindberg:

971-634-1265  katel@gorgefriends.org


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Spring & Summer 2017 Outings

Dry Creek Falls, OR
Photo: Warren Morgan

Dry Creek Falls, OR

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 9:00 a.m.

Discover this often-overlooked, secluded waterfall with leader Kristen Price.

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Rooster Rock Kayak Tour, OR
Photo: Mayah Frank

Rooster Rock Kayak Tour, OR

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 10:00 a.m.

Join Oregon State Park Rangers on an educational paddle at Rooster Rock State Park.

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Larch Mountain Crater Loop, OR
Photo: Brian Barker

Larch Mountain Crater Loop, OR

Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 9:30 a.m.

Hike with Executive Director Kevin Gorman though an old growth forest, ending the day with panoramic views at Sherrard Point.

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Little Baldy, WA
Photo: Debbie Asakawa

Little Baldy, WA

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 9:15 a.m.

Climb to 360-degree views with Board Member Jim Chase.

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Tanner Butte, OR
Into the forest on the trail to Tanner Butte (photographer: Debbie Asakawa)

Tanner Butte, OR

Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 7:15 a.m.

Follow Paul Freeman on this full day hike during prime beargrass bloom.

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*Bridal Veil* Full Moon Hike, OR
Full moon over Mt. Hood (photo: Jeremiah Leipold)

*Bridal Veil* Full Moon Hike, OR

Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 9:00 p.m.

Join Oregon State Park Rangers on a full moon exploration of your senses.

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Wahclella Falls Family Hike, OR
Photo: Michael Horodyski

Wahclella Falls Family Hike, OR

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 10:00 a.m.

Family-friendly outing to Wahclella Falls, learning about plants and animals along the way with leader Sam Dumont.

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Larch Mountain Loop Dog Hike, OR
View of Mt. Hood from Sherrard Point. (photographer: Micheal Drewry)

Larch Mountain Loop Dog Hike, OR

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 9:30 a.m.

Hike with your four-legged friends through old-growth forests with leader Madeleine von Laue.

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Horsetail Falls Pika Hike, OR
A pika is spotted in its native Gorge habitat (Photo: John Carr).

Horsetail Falls Pika Hike, OR

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 9:00 a.m.

Learn about this elusive species from a Cascade Pika Watch volunteer.

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Cape Horn Full Loop, WA
Photo: James Holloway

Cape Horn Full Loop, WA

Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 9:00 a.m.

Take in breathtaking views from several viewpoints on this midsummer hike the first weekend the full loop is back open.

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Silver Star Mountain, WA (Rescheduled from June 20)
Photo: Laurie Gunn

Silver Star Mountain, WA (Rescheduled from June 20)

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 9:15 a.m.

Hike with Outreach Manager Maegan Jossy on the first day of summer on this fantastic and unique wildflower hike.

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White Salmon River Rafting - Full Day
(photo courtesy of Wet Planet)

White Salmon River Rafting - Full Day

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 9:00 a.m.

Enjoy a full day rafting trip on the White Salmon River.

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