Gorge 400 Trail

Area Status: Open

The Gorge 400 Trail traverses a number of sites and other trails on the west end of the Gorge in Oregon, from Angel's Rest Trailhead on the Historic Columbia River Highway to Wyeth Trail (#411) near Gorton Creek. Parts of this trail "piggyback" on other system trails. Much of it is along Interstate 84 and can be quite noisy in places. For a breakdown of Gorge 400 waypoints and restrictions, see this chart.

Mountain bikes are allowed on the Gorge 400 Trail from John Yeon Trailhead east to Moody Road in Cascade Locks, OR, and from Wyeth Campground west to Herman Creek Trail #406.  Bikes are prohibited between Angel's Rest trailhead and Ainsworth Campground and between Moody Road and Herman Creek trail #406

Gorge 400 Trail sections from West to East:

At a Glance

Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Light-Medium
  • Motor vehicles are prohibited. Fires not allowed within 200 feet of trail.
  • Bikes allowed from John Yeon State Park to Cascade Locks (Moody Road).
Closest Towns: Troutdale, OR; Cascade Locks, OR; Hood River, OR
Passes: Recreation passes are required at many trailheads in the Columbia Gorge. Check your starting point to see if a recreation pass is required.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

General Information


There are many access points along this trail:


Mountain Biking

Biking from Cascade Locks to Dodson, OR; some paved, some single track

Areas for Mountain Biking at Gorge 400 Trail

Day Hiking

This trail can be hiked in different sections for day hiking opportunities. Check the particular sections for details. 

Areas for Day Hiking at Gorge 400 Trail


This 35 mile long trail offers several different routes for backpacking opportunities. 

Areas for Backpacking at Gorge 400 Trail

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities



  Area/Length : 
35.0 miles

  Elevation : 
200' - 2800'