Wauna Viewpoint Trail 402

Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness Area, Oregon

Distance0.7mi
Elevation Gain711ft
Trailhead Elevation594ft
Top1,107ft
Elevation Min/Max594/1107ft
Elevation Start/End594/594ft

Wauna Viewpoint Trail 402

Wauna Viewpoint Trail 402 is a hiking trail in Multnomah County, Oregon. It is within Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness Area. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 594 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 711 feet. The trail ends near the Wauna Viewpoint. There is also a survey point near the end of the trail. This trail connects with the following: Gorge Trail 400.

Wauna Viewpoint Trail 402 Professional Reviews and Guides

"A short, but uphill, climb to a lookout beneath the powerlines. Wauna Viewpoint is a common–sense alternative to actually ascending Wauna Point. It has one major drawback: the powerlines.

There’s no getting around it, the view is just not as pretty with the powerlines. This trail is similar to the one to Buck Point on the Ruckel Ridge Trail, but offers a slightly better view of Bonneville Dam and Table Mountain."

"If you wanna hike to a decent viewpoint over the Columbia River gorge but don’t wanna sacrifice your knees nor exhaust your daily sweat quotient, then you’ll definitely wanna check out the Wauna Viewpoint."

Wauna Viewpoint Trail 402 Reviews

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3/31/2007
Although there is a fair amount of poison oak at the start of the trail, the combination of some good uphill parts, and a terrific view (albeit you are under the powerlines) makes this a nice warm-up hike for the season. We went during some light mist / rain and the trail held up.
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Trail Information

Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness Area
Nearby City
Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness Area
Parks
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
Moderate
Skill Level
Mount Hood National Forest
Local Contacts
Green Trails Bonneville Dam, OR No. 429
Local Maps