Larch Mountain Trailhead

Area Status: Unreachable

Provides access to: Larch Mountain Trail #441, Larch Mountain Picnic Area and Sherrard Point Trail #443.

From Larch Mountain Trail #441 hike downhill to Multnomah Falls or hook up with other trails (Multnomah Creek Way or Oneonta Trail # 424) to make a loop.

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 until Larch Mountain Road opens in the spring.
Fees $5/vehicle/day
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Troutdale, OR
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


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 5 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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Refer to a good trail map to explore loop-trip possibilities on Trails #420, #421, #442, #424, #427, #444 and #446. 

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Larch Mountain Loop would make a good day hike.

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