HIKES BY AREA: Columbia River Gorge
April 12, 2015
Catherine Creek is located east of the Cascade Mountains on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge. With open grasslands, ponderosa pine, and oak woodlands, the scenery is quite different from the western side of the Cascades.
April 5, 2015
The basalt monoliths on this hike aren’t the only interesting feature: a metal footbridge over lovely Herman Creek, wispy Pacific Crest Falls, and a mossy section of lava boulders add to the appeal.
January 31, 2015
A lesser-known alternative to the popular Eagle Creek trail, the Herman Creek trail doesn’t have as many waterfalls, but it also doesn’t have the steep trail drop-offs or the crowds.
January 24, 2015
On this classic Columbia River Gorge hike, view six waterfalls, including Oregon’s highest, and hike alongside two cascading spring fed creeks meandering through lush greenery, and old-growth Douglas fir.
January 10, 2015
Combine these two hikes for an easy couple of hours of hiking.
November 29, 2014
Located in the Multnomah Basin area of the Columbia River Gorge, the Trails Club of Oregon’s Nesika Lodge is accessible via hiking in either from Multnomah Falls, or from the Larch Mountain Road. We drove in on the access road and hiked in about two miles, then spent the weekend at the lodge.
October 9, 2014
A close-in hike with sweeping views of the Columbia River Gorge.
May 11, 2014
A top destination for spring wildflowers, Tom McCall Point is owned by the Nature Conservancy to protect this place of special ecological significance.
May 4, 2014
An exploration day at Horsethief Butte in Washington, including a special tour of a sacred Native American area with petroglyphs.
February 2, 2014
Three “designing women” hiked to Triple Falls on an unusually sunny February day.