This hike offers ever expanding views to the east and west as it climbs to the oak forest that cloaks the upper slopes. Poison oak abounds along most sections of the trail, so stick to path and keep your dog on a leash. The wildflower season here begins in February with the early grass widows and Columbia desert parsley and runs into June.

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Activity Notes

No parking pass required here, but the Hood River toll bridge is $2 each way.

Long pants are strongly recommended, spring is tick season.

Other Information
Driving Distance from Portland 140 miles
Distance - Round Trip 6 miles
Expected Duration Car to car in one day
Relevant Maps CG12