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Herman Bridge Trail (#406E)

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

View From Herman Bridge Trail

The trail begins at mile 0.6 of Herman Creek Trail #406 and ends at Pacific Crest Trail #2000. It is horse accessible.  It crosses a beautiful section of Herman Creek and, for such a short trail, goes through a wide variety of forest types.

The trail serves as boundary of wilderness, but wilderness regulations do not apply on the trail.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Trail cleared of logs and debris in 2018.
Open Season: Year-round
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, (541) 308 1700

General Information


Access from Herman Creek Trailhead/Herman Creek Trail #406:

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 Campground. The trailhead is at the west end of the campground.

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 Campground. The trailhead is at the west end of the campground.

The campground itself is currently closed.


Please obey all parking signs in the area and do not block other cars.



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This trail starts at Herman Creek Trail #406 and ends at Pacific Crest Trail #2000. Trail is 1.3 miles long.

Day Hiking

This is a short easy hike for people of all ages. 

Horse Riding & Camping

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