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Best trails in Cascade Locks

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Looking for a great trail near Cascade Locks, Oregon? AllTrails has 41 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Beacon Rock State Park or Guy W. Talbot State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Shepperd's Dell State Natural Area or Moulton Falls Park. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 16 hard trails in Cascade Locks ranging from 4.7 to 23.1 miles and from 45 to 4,957 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Cascade Locks
Top trails (41)
#1 - Dry Creek Falls via PCT
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 35 m
This is a nice, well marked, easy to follow trail, great for beginners with Dry Creek Falls as a big reward at the end. Hikers comment that they love cooling off in the pool next to the waterfall which is also a perfect picnic spot. It's shady and quiet with a few fallen trees to navigate around. Show more
#2 - Mount Defiance Trail
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 8 h 25 m
Hike to the highest point of the Columbia Gorge with amazing views of Mt. Hood, Mt. St Helens, and Mt. Adams Many consider this hike Oregon's hardest trail. As you climb this six million year old shield volcano, you will find breathtaking views of the Columbia Gorge, Mt. Adams, and Mt. St Helens. While the top is marred by a bunch of communication equipment, you will still find one of the best views of Mt Hood.Show more
#3 - Horsetail Falls and Ponytail Falls
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 30 m
#4 - Cabin Creek & Hole-in-the Wall Falls via Starvation Creek Trail
Starvation Creek State Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 52 m
There are many closures in this area due to the 2017 Eagle Creek fire.Show more
#5 - Lower Starvation Loop
Starvation Creek State Park
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 30 m
Note: Starvation Ridge Cut-off trail #1414B, managed by Oregon State Parks, is closed due to a washout on the trail. Starvation Ridge Trail 414 is still accessible via Mt. Defiance Trail #413, but this route can currently only be done as an out and back. For more information, please see https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/crgnsa/recarea/?recid=29984#:~:text=Starvation%20Ridge%20Cut%2Doff%20trail,Defiance%20Trail%20%23413.&text=This%20is%20a%20difficult%20and,feet%20in%20just%204%20miles. Paved access to trailhead from parking lot Steep climb to Starvation Ridge trail Viewpoint between Cabin Creek and Warren Creek Two creek crossings (no bridge): Cabin Creek and Warren Creek Short spur off to Lancaster Falls Hole-in-the-Wall Falls at junction with Historic HighwayShow more
#6 - Gorge Trail 400: Bridge of the Gods Trailhead to Wyeth
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Length: 9.4 mi • Est. 4 h 57 m
#7 - Sherrard Point via Larch Mountain Trail
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 2 h 9 m
#8 - Hardy Ridge and Phlox Point Trail
Beacon Rock State Park
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 4 h 5 m
#9 - Wauna Viewpoint Trail
Mount Hood National Forest
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 59 m
Note: This trail is closed due to damage from a wildfire. Show more
#10 - Viento Creek, Historic Columbia River Highway, and Mount Defiance Trail
Viento State Park
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 1 h 59 m
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