CANCELLED: The Dalles Riverfront Dog-Friendly Hike, OR

Thursday, April 2, 2020

10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Easy: 4-5 miles on paved trail | 125-ft elevation change

March 23, 2020 Update: Friends Suspends All Guided Outings and Stewardship Events Through April 19 - In light of the most recent guidance for public gatherings, Friends has canceled all stewardship work parties and guided hikes through April 19. If you have additional questions on this cancellation please contact Friends Communication Director Burt Edwards at

Bring your canine best friend, or just yourself, on this easy walk on a paved path along the Columbia River waterfront in The Dalles with leader Gloria Gardiner. The views along the trail are both bucolic and urban: the river, rim rock with wildflowers, historic downtown buildings, and an industrial area. We’ll start and end at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, which you may want to visit after the hike, although no dogs are allowed in the museum.

All dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. Bring sun protection, and 2 quarts of water for you and your dog.

Please wear sturdy hike boots/shoes, and bring your daypack with a lunch, snacks, water, and layers for protection against the elements. View the recommended 10+ Essentials List to help you pack.

Before this outing, make sure you understand our Hike Program Information & Guidelines.