Nick Eaton Trail (#447)

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This steep trail begins at approximately mile 2.0 of Herman Creek Trail #406, connecting to Gorton Creek Trail #408 and other junctions along its route. The trail is in wilderness. Of its total length of 4.7 miles, 3.5 miles are in the Scenic Area. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Avoid during high winds and heavy rains due to tree fall and landslide hazards.
Open Season: Year-round, Snow dependent
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Motor vehicles and bikes are prohibited. Fires not allowed within 200 feet of trail.
Closest Towns: Cascade Locks, OR
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass is required at Herman Creek trailhead.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

General Information

Directions:

Herman Creek Trailhead & Campground is located just east of Cascade Locks and 47 miles from Portland.

From Portland, OR: Travel east on Interstate 84 to Cascade Locks, exit # 44. Drive under the interstate and through town approximately 1.8 miles to the eastbound entrance ramp. At the stop sign, cross the road and drive east 1.6 miles on Forest Land toward Oxbow Fish Hatchery, then on to Herman Creek Trailhead.

From Hood River, OR: Travel west on Interstate 84 to Herman Creek exit # 47. Drive 0.6 mile west on Forest Lane to Herman Creek Trailhead.


Activities


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