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Buck Point Trail (#439)

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

The trail begins at Eagle Creek Campground between Site #5 and #6, leading to the summit of Buck Point. This short but steep hike offers views of the Columbia River. Perfect for campground visitors, it could also be accessed from nearby Eagle Creek Day Use Area by walking up the winding drive to the campground.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed due to post-fire hazards and unstable conditions.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Motor vehicles and bikes are prohibited. Fires not allowed within 200 feet of trail.
Closest Towns: Cascade Locks, OR
Passes: Day use: A valid Recreation Pass is required at the Eagle Creek Day Use Area trailhead.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

General Information

Directions:

The trail begins at Eagle Creek Campground between Site #5 and #6

From Portland, OR: Travel east on Interstate 84 to exit #41 which is just past the interstate tunnel.  Take a right at the end of the off ramp and park in the Eagle Creek recreation area.  Hke up the Gorge #400 trail or up the campground access road.  The trail begins between sites #5 and #6 of the campground.  Please do not park in the campground unless you are a paying camper.

From Cascade Locks, OR: Travel west on Interstate 84 approximately 3 miles to Bonneville Dam exit #40 (there is no westbound exit #41). Turn left at the stop sign, go under the interstate and then turn immediately left onto the eastbound freeway entrance. Travel east approximately 1 mile on Interstate 84 to exit #41 which is just past the interstate tunnel. Take a right at the end of the off ramp and park in the recreation area.  Walk up the Gorge #400 trail or up the campground access road.  The trail begins in site #5 of the campground. Please do not park in the campground unless  you are a paying camper.


Parking:

Park in the recreation area, not the campground, unless you are a paying camper.  Please park only in designated parking spots and obey all No Parking markings and signs.


Activities


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