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Great view!

Took a quick stop on our way to stevenson. Great panoramic views of the Columbia River gorge. Take... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Ridgefield, Washington
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A very diverse trail

This trail has a lot to offer. The whole loop is about 9 miles. The switchbacks gradually take you... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Jenny S
Vancouver, Washington
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Took a quick stop on our way to stevenson. Great panoramic views of the Columbia River gorge. Take a minute or two! Space is a little tight so be careful!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rtstuart
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This trail has a lot to offer. The whole loop is about 9 miles. The switchbacks gradually take you to the first lookout, and the second lookout is a great place to stop and soak the view. The lower loop is seasonal. Beautiful hike.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The car pull off is on top of columnar basalt that goes down into the Washington side of the Columbia River, east of Vancouver on Highway 14, between Vancouver and Skamania Lodge.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank curioustraveler406
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This is a great hike. Georgeous views. A little steep at first, but well worth it once you get on top. Love the views !!!!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank lwylam2018
Reviewed 1 August 2018

You need your wits about you when you do this climb. Lots of loose pebbles and roots. Pay attention. Plenty of steep ascent for the first part of this trip. Levels out eventually and then you get to the beautiful overlook which makes any huffing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 23 April 2018

The viewpoint provides a wonderful view of the Gorge. I am older and not an expert hiker, but was able to handle the climb to the view which is so worth the effort! The lower trail was closed when we were there to protect a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We love this hike. Its very close to where we live so we end up hiking it often. Beautiful views of the gorge.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 1963amyh
Reviewed 20 December 2017

This is a excellent view area of the Columbia River Gorge from the North side of the river. Actually there are a number of every good view points.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank svbelvedere
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We stopped off on our way home from Skamania lodge to take in the view at Cape Horn Lookout. This is one of the most spectacular views of the Columbia River Gorge. MUST SEE

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Norman W
Reviewed 29 October 2017

My only caution is to approach this from the eastbound direction, only. If you're coming westbound, take the next exit after this, then turn around. It really is not terrifically safe to try to get to the bump-out from a westbound direction, then to turn...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank hunter112
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