Due to a lapse in federal funding, this USDA website will not be actively updated. Once funding has been reestablished, online operations will continue. On-going operational updates will be posted here (https://www.fs.fed.us/shutdown) as we are able to provide them.

 

Gorge 400 (MP 22.5 - 25) Eagle Cr to Cascade Locks

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

From Eagle Creek Trailhead this 2.6 mile stretch of the Gorge Trail provides some paved sections of the historic Columbia Highway as well as some single track trail. This section ends at Cascade Locks, OR at Bridge of the Gods Trailhead which accesses Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail # 2000.

This trail is also part of a multi-day loop opportunity.  Take Pacific Crest Trail to Wahtum Lake and back down Eagle or Herman Creek trail for a long loop.

Mountain bikes are allowed on this section of the Gorge Trail #400.

For a complete description of the entire Gorge 400 trail see this chart.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed due to post-fire hazards and unstable conditions.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Motor vehicles are prohibited. Fires not allowed within 200 feet of trail.
Closest Towns: Cascade Locks, OR
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass is required at Eagle Creek trailhead.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

General Information

Directions:

Access from Eagle Creek Day Use Area/Trailhead or Cascade Locks, OR.

From Portland, OR: Travel east on Interstate 84 to exit #41.  Take a right at the end of the off ramp and follow the signs to the picnic area and trailhead.  

From Cascade Locks, OR: Travel west on Interstate 84 approximately 3 miles to Bonneville Dam exit #40 (there is no westbound exit #41). Turn left at the stop sign, go under the interstate and then turn left onto the eastbound freeway entrance. Travel east approximately 1 mile on Interstate 84 to exit #41. Take a right at the end of the off ramp and follow the signs to the picnic area and trailhead.


Activities


Bicycling

Show detail SHOW

Hiking

Hide detail HIDE

Backpacking

You can access this trail from either Eagle Creek or Cascade Locks. The trail is 2.6 Miles long

Day Hiking

This trail continues to parallel the Columbia River Highway and I-84, offering views of the Columbia River



https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/crgnsa/recreation/hiking/recarea/?recid=30020&actid=51