Cascade Locks, Oregon

Hike Munra Point

5.8 Miles Total - 1870 ft gain - Out-and-Back Trail

Originally added by John Chau

Hike a unique three-ridgeline formation with lush views of the Columbia River Gorge. This hike is only 40 minutes away from Portland, Oregon.

This hike starts at the Wahclella Falls trailhead, but does not use that trail. Instead, walk back towards the freeway and take a left onto the Columbia River Highway Trail. Go over the Tanner Creek bridge and take a left onto Trail #400. From here, follow Trail #400 until after the slight drop just before the freeway bridge over Moffett Creek. Here you'll see an unmaintained trail heading to the south. Head up it about 50 feet and you should see a trail sign saying "Trail Not Maintained."

Follow this trail as it steeply heads south, with Moffett Creek burbling in the distance to your right (west). The trail picks up in steepness once you get to a large rock wall to your left. Try not to cut the switchbacks that you will encounter! Eventually you will get to your first lookout that has a vertigo-inducing drop to the west. Stay on the trail and follow it all the way to the summit. After the scramble up to the tri-ridge summit, you'll be rewarded with a view of Table Mountain and Hamilton Mountain directly to your north, and Bonneville Dam and the Bridge of the Gods to your northeast.


  • There is a $5 fee at the Wahclella trailhead (or buy a $30 Annual Northwest Forest Pass at a place like REI).
  • Do not leave any belongings visible in your car due to numerous car break-ins.
  • Do not attempt this hike during wet weather, since the rocks at the summit are extremely slippery and the runout severe.
  • There is a parking lot, but spaces are limited
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Gloria Bruning

about 4 years ago

Tough hike - huge reward at the end!

Be prepared for non-stop climbing. Thankfully there are views along the way to keep you going. As of 2/7/2016, there was no rope at the last scramble.

Brandi Lhotka

about 4 years ago


this is an incredible hike!! i would definitely rate this one difficult BUT ITS WORTH IT. there is some rock climbing at the end (at the very end there's a rope to help) also be weary of lose dirt and rocks along the trail hiking both up and down its easy to slip!

Derek A

over 4 years ago

Amazing hike! Definitely on the more difficult side, and it requires more than just walking a trail. There is a rock wall to climb near the end, and the path to the top isn't for the faint of heart. The ridge line at the top is incredible.

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