Beacon Rock

Skamania, The Gorge
A dizzying mile-long switchback trail takes you up 848-foot Beacon Rock, but that’s not the only way to a tip-top experience. Rock climbing and hiking to waterfalls are the rage…
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Stonehenge Memorial

Klickitat, The Gorge
Near the townsite of Maryhill, Washington, three miles east of Maryhill Museum of Art and just off Highway 14, stands a full-scale replica of Stonehenge built in 1918 by historic…
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Maryhill State Park

Klickitat, The Gorge
Backed by golden hills and fronted by the mighty Columbia River, Maryhill State Park is a welcoming place for all kinds of guests. Windsurfers seek thrills on the river, while…
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Columbia Hills State Park

Klickitat, The Gorge
This 3,637-acre park is composed of four different sites that offer a range of experiences. Horsethief Lake caters to campers and water-lovers. A group of significant Native American pictographs and…
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Lyle Cherry Orchard

Klickitat, The Gorge
With its southern exposure and open landscape, the Cherry Orchard trail is one of the best early spring hikes in the Gorge. The best times to hike are February through…
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Lyle Trailhead

Klickitat, The Gorge
This segment of the Klickitat Trail is a hidden gem of the Gorge. The path runs along an abandoned railroad bed and leads you along the Klickitat River from the…
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Catherine Creek

Skamania, The Gorge
While hikes like Dog Mountain offer wildflower showstoppers, no place in the Columbia Gorge offers the wildflower diversity and duration of Catherine Creek. Botanists flock here for months in the…
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Dog Mountain

Skamania, The Gorge
A very popular trail, particularly from mid-April through early June, when the hills are filled with blooming wildflowers. Hikers will also see impressive views of Mount St. Helens, Mount Adams,…
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Strawberry Island

Skamania, The Gorge
Strawberry Island’s 4-mile wildlife walk offers family-friendly, flat-terrain hiking. The area used to be an island, however, it is now landlocked. You will find footpaths through high grass, rolling hills,…
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