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Trailhead Description Distance Elev. Gain Difficulty TWH Rating
Blue Lake Trailhead An easy 4.4 mile round-trip hike leads you out to dazzling Blue Lake, a perfect spot to relax or have lunch. 5 miles 1000 ft. Easy 7
Cascade Pass Trailhead Sahale Arm is one of the best hikes in Washington.  Gorgeous lakes, wildflowers, and expansive views abound on this 12 mile round-trip hike.  Keep an eye out for curious mountain goats! 12 miles 4500 ft. Challenging 10
Diablo Lake Loop Trailhead A 7 mile round trip trail that has gorgeous views of this crystal blue lake.  Walk along the shore or go for a dip in the clear water when you are done. 7 miles 1800 ft. Moderate 7
Eagle Creek The Punchbowl Falls trail is one of the true highlights of the Colombia River Gorge.  This 5.2 mile round-trip trail is just about perfect in every way. 4.8 miles 1300 ft. Easy 8
Elowah Falls A 2.4 mile  round trip-hike gets you to stunning Elowah and beautiful Upper McCord Creek Falls.  Two for the price of one in a trail that starts right from the road. 2.4 miles 1000 ft. Easy 7
Evergreen Mountain Trailhead An easy 2.6 mile round-trip hike takes you up to this classic fire lookout with sweeping views. 2.6 miles 1300 ft. Easy 7
Fairy Falls Continue on past Wahkeena Falls to Fairy Falls.  This picturesque waterfall is the perfect lunch spot. A 2 mile round-trip hike from the trailhead. 2 miles 800 ft. Beginner 7
Garfield Peak A short 3.3 mile round-trip trail to another superb lookout above the deep blue waters of Oregon’s majestic Crater Lake 3.3 miles 1100 ft. Easy 6
Heliotrope Ridge A 5.6 mile round-trip beautiful hike up to one of the biggest glaciers in the continental U.S.  You will feel a tremendous sense of awe exploring the base of the enormous Mt. Baker Glacier. 5.6 miles 2100 ft. Easy 10
Hidden Lake Lookout The perfect Northern Cascade Hike.  Wildflowers, waterfalls, snow-covered peaks, and tremendous 360 degrees views from a lofty lookout perched on top of the world. 7.7 miles 3600 ft. Challenging 10
Horsetail Falls Start or finish here for the superb 5.5 mile loop past Horsetail, Ponytail, Triple, and Oneonta Falls.  As good as it gets in the Gorge! 2-5.5 miles 1000-2500 ft. Moderate 10
Lake Ann A fantastic 9.1 mile round-trip hike across alpine scenery that leads you to a gorgeous lake in the Northern Cascades 9.1 miles 2600 ft. Moderate 9
Maple Pass Loop The 7 mile Maple Loop Trail is regarded as one of Washington’s best day hikes.  Views of Lake Ann and the surrounding Cascades are stunning! 7 miles 2300 ft. Moderate 10
Mt. Mcoughlin An 8.2 mile round-trip summit to one of the highest peaks in Southern Oregon.  Views abound from Shasta to the South,  to Mount Hood to the North 8.2 miles 3900 ft. Moderate 7
Mt. Scott A 4.4. mile round-trip hike to a fantastic view above gorgeous Crater Lake 4.4 miles 1300 ft. Easy 7
Multonomah Falls The most popular spot in the Colombia River Gorge. You can walk a couple hundred yards or take  a nice 2 mile round-trip trail to the postcard waterfall and bridge. 0.3-2.2 miles 100-700 ft. Beginner 9
Oneonta Falls A short 5.5 mile loop trail takes you past Oneonta, Triple, Ponytail, and Horsetail Falls.  Quite possibly the best trail in the Gorge as you get 4 spectacular waterfalls in one shot! 2-5.5 miles 1000-2500 ft. Moderate 10
Picture Lake Trailhead The place to view Mount Shuksan, Washington’s most photographed mountain.  A very short trail around two tiny lakes. 0.5 mile flat Beginner 10
Rainy Pass Trailhead The 7 mile Maple Loop Trail is regarded as one of Washington’s best day hikes.  Views of Lake Ann and the surrounding Cascades are stunning! 7 miles 2300 ft. Moderate 10
Skyline Divide A 7.8 mile round-trip hike  up to a fabulous ridge with big time views of the Northern Cascades 7.8 miles 2500 ft. Moderate 8
Snow Lake Trailhead Your starting or finishing spot for the Enchantments route.  This is easily one of the best hikes in the United States. 18 miles 7500 ft. Challenging 10
South Sister South Sister is a classic Oregon Cascades summit.  This 12 mile round-trip hike has incredible views of the entire region. 12 miles 5000 ft. Strenuous 9
Stuart Lake Trailhead The Enchantments is an epic 18 mile point to point route.  If you want a shorter route try Colchuck Lake.  With names like Perfection, Inspiration, and Leprechaun Lake you know you are in hiking heaven! 4-18 miles 1000-7500 ft. Challenging 10
The Watchman Peak A short 1.8 mile round-trip hike to a wonderful lookout above Crater Lake.  The go to place to watch a Crater Lake sunset 1.8 miles 400 ft. Beginner 7
Tumalo Falls A short 0.5 mile hike to an impressive waterfall just outside of Bend, Oregon.  Perfect for all ages. 0.5 miles flat Beginner 7
Wahclella Falls An easy 1.9 mile round-trip hike to another great waterfall in the Gorge with a perfect swimming hole. 1.9 miles 300 ft. Beginner 8
Wahkeena Falls A gorgeous1.4 out and back 4 mile loop to one of the Gorge’s finest waterfalls. 1.4-4 miles 800-2000 ft. Easy 9
Winchester Mountain An enjoyable 4 mile round-trip hike with some of the best views in all of Washington.  The Winchester Lookout Tower on top is the perfect place to have lunch and take in the views 3.3 miles 1300 ft. Easy 9