Friends of the Columbia Gorge is the only conservation organization dedicated solely to protecting the scenic, natural, cultural, and recreational resources of the Columbia Gorge for generations to come. Learn more: gorgefriends.org/about
While some popular Gorge spots remain closed due to the 2017 Eagle Creek fire, many trails and recreation areas remain open to explore within the Gorge and neighboring areas. Friends of the Columbia Gorge has compiled a list of suggested option below. More information can be found at: gorgefriends.org/hikes.
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Know before you go: Risks are higher in areas where fire has recently burned. On steep slopes, the risks are even greater. Learn more about risks and when NOT to go into burned areas, as well as about Friends' fire-related initiatives.
The list below is a selection of hikes recommended by Friends that are currently open to the public. View our full trails database (including currently closed trails): https://gorgefriends.org/hike
- Mosier Falls
- Catherine Creek Falls, Catherine Creek Universal Access Loop
- Hardy and Rodney Falls, Beacon Rock State Park
Culture, History and Community Connections
- Fort Cascades Loop
- The Dalles Riverfront Trail from the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center
- Mosier Plateau Trail