Gunsight Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

No amenities are available at this trailhead. The trailhead can accommodate three to four cars. Provides access to: Gunsight Butte Trail #685. Trail traverses ridgeline in and out of Old growth forest and alpine meadows and views to the east over Badger Creek drainage and west to Mt.Hood.

At a Glance

Open Season: June
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Hood River, OR
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood River Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

From Hood River, OR take Oregon Hwy 35 south 32.5 miles, approximately 0.25 mile south of milepost 64, to Bennett Pass (Forest Road 3550).  Follow Bennett Pass Road for 4.2 miles to the trailhead at the junction with Bonney Meadows Road (Forest Road 4891).  The trail leaves from the north end of the parking area. These roads are not designed for regular passenger vehicles. High clearance is highly recommended.   

From Portland, OR travel 31 miles east of Sandy on US Hwy 26 and exit onto OR Hwy 35.  Follow OR Hwy 35 for 6.4 miles to Bennett Pass Road (Forest Road 3550).  Turn right onto Bennett Pass Road and follow it for 4.2 miles to the trailhead at the junction with Bonney Meadows Road (Forest Road 4891).  The trail leaves from the north end of the parking area. These roads are not designed for regular passenger vehicles. High clearance is highly recommended.   


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  Latitude : 
45.279377

  Longitude : 
-121.596258

 

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