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    Top Spots in and near Government Camp

    • Clackamas County, Oregon

      Bagby Hot Springs

      4.3
      2.91 mi / 397 ft gain
      Bagby Hot Springs is actually a set of amazing bathhouses nestled in the forest outside of Estacada. They are one of Oregon’s most poplar hot springs, and for good reason. The hike into the hot springs is easy and quite scenic. You’ll cross a bridge over Nohorn Creek and follow the Hot Springs Fo...
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    • Mosier, Oregon

      Hike Mosier Plateau Trail

      3.5 mi / 600 ft gain
      The Columbia River Gorge is full of hidden gems, especially for new folks like me. I just found out about this little trail right in the middle of Mosier Oregon.  The trail is great for new hikers, and if you have some friends visiting this would be the perfect trail to take them on if they don't...
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    • Washougal, Washington

      Dougan Falls

      3.5
      Does camping right next to an epic swimming hole sound like a pretty good way to spend a hot summer weekend? If so, you need to add Dougan Creek Campground to your list of weekend getaways. The Dougan Falls area of the Washougal River is packed with at least a dozen deep swimming holes, but the ...
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    • Washougal, Washington

      Naked Falls

      5.0
      The family friendly Naked Falls is just 20 minutes outside of Camas, Washington. It is a great introduction to kids of the great Pacific Northwest. It is also a great reminder for cliff jumpers that there are still great spots that aren’t too far from home. A $12 fee per car is required for parki...
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    • White Salmon, Washington

      Hike Coyote Wall

      3.5
      7.5 mi / 800 ft gain
      Coyote Wall is a relatively uncrowded trail system in the Columbia River Gorge that provides outstanding views of the Columbia River. The trail system is made up primarily of user-created mountain biking trails, allowing hikers a choose-your-own-adventure approach to exploring the area.Start out...
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    • Maupin, Oregon

      White River Falls

      4.4
      0.78 mi / 177 ft gain
      White River Falls is perfect for those looking for an easy hike with great rewards. From the parking lot, it is a brisk walk to a view point, where you can immediately take in the gorgeous falls! To get down to the bottom of the falls, turn left and begin walking down the trail. You will cross a...
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    • Maupin, Oregon

      Explore White River Falls State Park

      White River Falls is located 35 miles south of The Dalles and 4.5 miles east of Tygh Valley. With only a short walk from the parking area to the viewing area and trails leading down to the water.White River Falls, which is the furthest upstream, drops about 75 feet with multiple channels, and at ...
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    • Carson, Washington

      Steep Creek Falls

      5.0
      Steep Creek Falls is located about 5 miles from the small town of Stevenson. Take Highway 14 one mile west of Stevenson to Rock Creek Drive and turn north, passing the Skamania Lodge and Resort. Turn left onto Ryan Allen Road and follow it for about a mile, then turn left onto Red Bluff Road. Fo...
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    • 498 Old Highway 8, Washington

      Hike the Labyrinth-Coyote Wall Loop

      Sadly because of the devastating Eagle Creek fire on the Oregon side of the Gorge, most of the trails are closed for restoration. As a result more hikers are heading to the Washington side and heading further east for Gorge day hikes. Heading east gets you some sunnier skies and prime wildflower ...
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    • National Forest Development Road 4220, Oregon

      Hike to Gifford Lake

      3 mi / 500 ft gain
      Set out at the Lower Lake trailhead along trail #717. After only half a mile the trail opens up to Lower Lake, with views of Olallie Butte. The trail winds around the north east side of the lake and you come to a junctions with trail #706. From here take the left onto #706 and continue about .6 o...
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    • National Forest Development Road 4220, Oregon

      Olallie Lake North Basin Loop

      12.05 mi / 2021 ft gain
      Begin at the Lower Lake Campground and take the Lower Lake trailhead. The best direction to hike is counter clockwise, however you can do either.  Continue along Trail #717 and very shortly you come out to Lower Lake featuring Mt. Jefferson as the backdrop. From here keep hiking and you reach yo...
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    • Maupin, Oregon

      Fly-Fishing the Lower Deschutes River

      5.0
      Spending a day on the lower Deschutes is as rewarding as it gets for a fly-fisherman. The canyon is incredibly beautiful, and the fish are some of the most colorful and athletic you can catch.The mighty Deschutes River is a stunning, blue-ribbon river where people come to fly-fish from around the...
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    • Stevenson, Washington

      Three Corner Rock

      4.0
      3.86 mi / 1093 ft gain
      From the Rock Creek Pass Trailhead, begin the short hike to Three Corner Rock by heading south on the Pacific Crest Trail from its crossing of Road CG 2090. After a steady 1.5-mile climb of roughly 600 feet, look for a large fallen sign marking the junction to Three Corner Rock. Shortly after, an...
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    • Mosier, Oregon

      Hiking McCall Point

      4.0
      The trail begins at the Rowena Overlook on the Old Columbia River Highway between Hood River and the Dalles. Park at the Rowena Overlook, and you find the trail on the south side of the area. Follow the trail to the top of McCall Point. The trail is fairly level at first, but then climbs steeper ...
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    • Mosier, Oregon

      Drive to the Rowena Crest Viewpoint

      4.8
      If you're looking for a minimal effort pit stop on the drive through the Columbia River Gorge with huge bang for your buck, this is the spot. Rowena Crest is an iconic viewpoint that creates a horseshoe curve along the road. This unique shape is one of the most photographed roads in Oregon. It's ...
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    • Lyle, Washington

      Hike Lyle Cherry Orchard

      5.0
      5 mi / 1100 ft gain
      This hike is actually on a nature preserve owned by the Friends of the Columbia Gorge, on the Washington side of the Columbia Gorge. It's fairly unknown and you can enjoy amazing views of the Gorge, wildflowers during the springtime, and a trek through an old oak forest. The hike begins at an unm...
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