The Cape Horn Trail is one of the closest Columbia River Gorge trails to the Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area. It features wide-ranging views up and down the river, rocky cliffs and crags, streams and a waterfall. The route is well signed and has seen numerous improvements over the years, including sturdier trail treads and new overlooks. Link:

Activity Notes

Enjoy a good after-Thanksgiving workout with this 7.2 mile loop.  Great view of the Columbia Gorge, basalt columns and waterfalls.  1300 feet elevation gain.




Other Information
Driving Distance from Portland 55 miles
Distance - Round Trip 7 miles
Expected Duration Car to car in one day