Top Adventures in White Salmon

  • Kiteboard in the Columbia River Gorge

    Kiteboarding is one of the fastest growing sports in the world and for good reason. Imagine racing over the water with 30 mph winds, jumping from waves and grinding on a rail with your board. Ok ok maybe that is way to much for most of us and just...

  • Bike from Hood River to The Dalles

    The ride from Hood River to The Dalles is one of the best 20 mile stretches of road biking in Oregon, and arguably the best. The ride starts out in the wonderful town of Hood River - a tourist and adventure destination in its own right - and follo...

    40 miles 2800 ft gain

  • Explore Wah Gwin Gwin Falls

    This tall waterfall can only be seen from above. In order to see the waterfall from the bottom of the falls, you would either need to be on a boat or go along the railroad tracks (not recommended). There is easy parking at the Columbia Gorge Hotel...

  • Hike Coyote Wall

    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-...

    7.5 miles 800 ft gain

  • 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...

  • Hike Mosier Plateau Trail

    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 ...

    3.5 miles 600 ft gain

  • Mountain Bike Post Canyon

    By many accounts, Post Canyon has some of the most radical freeride action in the northwest. Because it is not on more regulated national forest land, locals were able to build extensive wooden features. The first mile and a half or so are on priv...

  • Hike to Spirit Falls

    NOTE: Access to this hike is currently closed. A Part of this hike goes through private land. At this time, the landowner is not granting access to hikers.There are no signs or trail head for the falls, but it's a popular spot for kayakers and pho...

    1.5 miles 516 ft gain

  • Photograph Dog Creek Falls

    There is a large gravel pull off area for this waterfall right beside the sign for Dog Creek Falls. You can see this waterfall just by driving along WA 14, however your view will be slightly obstructed. There is a very short path leading to the ba...

  • Hiking McCall Point

    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 ...

  • Drive to the Rowena Crest Viewpoint

    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 o...

  • Explore Starvation Creek Falls

    The Starvation Creek Falls drops 141ft down into a naturally formed bowl, cascading past a wooded picnic area and onto the Columbia River. The falls are one of the easiest falls to access in the Columbia River Gorge along with Multnomah Falls, but...

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Cook, Washington

      Moss Creek Campground

      Overview Located in the southeast corner of the Gifford-Pinchot National Forest and close to Columbia River Gorge, Moss Creek Campground sits alongside the Little White Salmon River. At an elevatio...

    • Cook, Washington

      Oklahoma Campground

      Overview Oklahoma Campground is nestled in a lush grove of large hemlock, cedar, maple and fir trees alongside the Little White Salmon River, near the Columbia River Gorge. The campground is flat a...

    • Trout Lake, Washington

      Atkisson Group Camp

      Overview Sitting just west of Washington's second largest mountain, Mt. Adams, Atkisson Group Camp is open for campers between May and September and becomes a sno-park for a variety of activities i...

    • Cook, Washington

      Peterson Prairie Campground

      Overview Peterson Prairie Campground offers shaded and secluded campsites nestled in a forest of large pine, spruce and fir trees. The campground tends is popular among huckleberry pickers. At an e...

    • Cascade Locks, Oregon

      Cascade Locks / Portland East KOA

    • Trout Lake, Washington

      Peterson Prairie Cabin

      Overview The Peterson Cabin is located on the Mt. Adams Ranger District, is powered by propane, and wood heat and can sleep six people. The cabin was salvaged from demolition in 2014 and moved int...

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