Dog Mountain Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Provides access to: Dog Mountain Trail #147 and Augspurgur Trail #4407.

Gravel parking area.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/24/2015: Parking prohibited along roadway, violators may be cited & towed Very crowded on weekends in May and June. Park safely and allow room for others.
Fees $5/vehicle/day 
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Closest Towns: White Salmon, WA; Carson, WA; Home Valley, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

General Information


From Stevenson, WA: Travel east on Washington State Route 14 for 10 miles. Trailhead parking is available at milepost 53.7...look for the Dog Mountain Trailhead sign.

From Portland, OR: Travel east on Interstate 84 to Cascade Locks exit #44.  Follow the off ramp under the interstate and take the first right to the Bridge of the Gods across the Columbia River. At the stop sign, turn right (east) on Washington State Route 14 and travel 12 miles. At milepost 53.7 there is a large sign for the Dog Mountain Trailhead. Park in the pullout on the left.

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Day Hiking

Dog Mountain Trail 147 is one of the most popular, but also most strenuous hikes in the Gorge. Be prepared for steep grades and potentially dramatic weather changes as you approach the summit.


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