Mark O. Hatfield East First Day Hike - Jan. 1, 2020

Join a Ranger for a guided hike in the beautiful eastern side of the Columbia River Gorge. Walk along the Historic Columbia River Highway Trail and learn about the formation of the Columbia Gorge, the history of the Columbia River Highway, see amazing vistas and learn about some of the plants and animals of the area. Hike through the amazing architectural marvel of the Twin Tunnels in their original design.

Meet At: Mosier Twin Tunnels Parking Lot. Driving directions: from Interstate 84 either westbound or eastbound, take exit 69 towards the town of Mosier.  From the exit, continue into town approximately 1/4 mile and take the first left turn onto Rock Creek Road (just before the Mosier Community School).  Follow Rock Creek Road approximately 3/4 of a mile to the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail parking on the left.  We will have signs to help guide traffic from Interstate 84 both westbound and  eastbound.

Trail Name: Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail East

Trail Terrain:  Easy

Length of Hike: 2 miles

Recommended minimum age: 12 years old, unless accompanied by an adult

Things to Note: Dogs permitted on 6-foot leash. Water, snacks, good shoes, and warm clothes to layer encouraged.

Please register for the event (limited to 50 participants) so we can send you the latest information, including cancellation information if necessary.

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