Day Hiking Columbia River Gorge: National Scenic Area/Silver Star Scenic Area/Portland--Vancouver to The Dalles

Day Hiking Columbia River Gorge: National Scenic Area/Silver Star Scenic Area/Portland--Vancouver to The Dalles

by Craig Romano

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**UPDATE** We have a correction regarding Hike #39, Grassy Knoll and Big Huckleberry Mountain (page 137) To download the updated driving directions for the trailhead please click HERE

CLICK HERE to download the "Hardy Ridge" hike as well as the hike up "Mount Defiance" from Day Hiking Columbia River Gorge

  • The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area is the single biggest visitor destination in Oregon
  • 25 of these hikes are published here for the first time
  • Caters to the greater Portland, Oregon–Vancouver, Washington metro area


The Columbia River Gorge forms much of the long border between Washington and Oregon, offering hikers a multitude of beautiful trails. Famous for its cascading waterfalls, the region offers spectacular views of the mighty river and its windswept bluffs, as well as stunning panoramas of the surrounding landscape and peaks including Mount Hood, Mount St. Helens, Mount Adams, and the Sisters.

Day Hiking Columbia River Gorge, by well-known hiking author Craig Romano, features:
  • 100 day hikes on both sides of the river
  • extensive year-round hiking options
  • trails in the National Scenic Area, Silver Star Scenic Area, Trapper Creek, Clark County, and beyond
  • easy-to-read icons for waterfalls, views, dog-friendly trails, and more
  • detailed driving directions and trail maps
  • info on flora and fauna, the unusual Gorge winds, and its abundance of waterfalls


Learn more about author Craig Romano at his website or connect with him one step further by "liking" his page on Facebook.


**Mountaineers Books designates 1 percent of the sales of select guidebooks in our Day Hiking series toward volunteer trail maintenance.

. For this book, our 1 percent of sales is going to Washington Trails Association (WTA). WTA hosts more than 750 work parties throughout Washington’s Cascades and Olympics each year, with volunteers clearing downed logs after spring snowmelt, cutting away brush, retreading worn stretches of trail, and building bridges and turnpikes. Their efforts are essential to the land managers who maintain thousands of acres on shoestring budgets.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594853692
Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date: 03/24/2011
Series: Day Hiking Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 21 MB
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About the Author

Craig Romano is an avid hiker, runner, kayacker, and cyclist. He is the author of Best Hikes with Dogs Inland Northwest, Columbia Highlands: Exploring Washington's Last Frontier, as well as Backpacking Washington, Day Hiking Columbia River Gorge, Day Hiking Olympia Peninsula, Day Hiking: North Cascades, Day Hiking Central Cascades, and Winter Hikes of Western Washington Deck. Craig lives in Mount Vernon, Washington.

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