Larch Mountain

Area Status: Unreachable

Hikers enjoying a picnic.

Larch Mountain Picnic area is a wonderful day trip destination. This area features a picnic area with approximatley 10 picnic tables. This site provides access to Sherrard Point Trail (0.2 miles), for epic views on a clear day, and Larch Mountain Trailhead which provides access to loop hiking opportunities.

Sherrard Point is not accessible, but the picnic grounds and restrooms are accessible. The loop system of trails at the top provides great mountain biking opportunities.

Drinking water is not available.

Note: Larch Mountain Road is maintained by Multnomah County and is closed annually at milepost 10 from Nov. through late May or early June. Use caution when driving; the road is narrow in places with limited visibility and is very popular with road cyclists.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No car access, as Larch Mountain Road is closed for winter.
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees $5/vehicle/day
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Corbett, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

General Information


Please park in designated parking slots only.


From Portland, OR:Travel east on Interstate 84 just past Troutdale then take exit 18, Lewis and Clark State Park. At the end of the off-ramp, turn left (south) onto the Historic Columbia River Highway and follow the highway through Corbett. Two miles east of Corbett, the road forks.  Take a right onto Larch Mountain Road and follow the road 14 miles to the picnic area and trailhead. 

From Cascade Locks, OR: Travel west on Interstate 84 approximately 21 miles and take exit 22, Corbett Exit/NE Corbett Hill Road. Follow NE Corbett Hill Road until it intersects with East Historic Columbia River Highway.  Turn left onto the Historic Highway and travel 2 miles until the road forks. Take a right onto Larch Mountain road and follow the road 14 miles to the picnic area and trailhead. 

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Day Hiking

Larch Mountain #441, Multnomah Spur #444, Multnomah Creek #446 and Oneonta #424Trails make a good day hike or bike loop through a variety of forest types.

Areas for Day Hiking at Larch Mountain

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3900' - 4000'