Columbia River Heritage Trail

Irrigon, Oregon 97844

Columbia River Heritage Trail

Columbia River Heritage Trail Professional Review and Guide

"There’s no dramatic gorge here in the far-eastern reaches of the Columbia’s Oregon-Washington border flow. Between the great bend at Wallula gap and the canyon housing the John Day River, the Columbia languidly (thanks to dams) drifts through a monotonous landscape of sun-parched low-lying hills of sage, wheat, and grapevines. But this section of river is also ecologically important (and threatened), providing habitat for scores of species. Hikers need to get to know it, and thanks to this new trail they can now explore a much-overlooked region. Watch for rattle snakes."

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Trail Information

Irrigon
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
4
Distance
Minimal
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
Year-round
Season
USGS Irrigon, USGS Patterson
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Jul 2018