Hike the Largest National Scenic Area
The Columbia River Gorge is a playground for adventurists and haven for those seeking to reconnect with nature inside 293,000 acres of unspoiled wild.
Covid-19 Update: Skamania's three on-property trails are open! Many of the trailheads in the Columbia River Gorge have begun to reopen as well. Visit the Oregon State Parks and Washington State Parks websites for the full list of trails that are open.
Discover Three On-Property Trails
The trail system at Skamania Lodge offers over four miles of nature trails on the property with magnificent views of the surrounding Columbia River Gorge and Cascade Mountains.
Lake Loop Trail
The Creek Loop Trail is a picturesque walk in the woods and is a great path for a trail run. Keep an eye out for local wild life such as birds, frogs, turtles, rabbits and deer while crossing through a beautiful section of forest, a long footbridge and a wetland bog.
Hike Level: Moderate
Creek Loop Trail
The Lake Loop Trail provides beautiful views of Wy’east Lake, Lily Pad Lake and the Red Bluff Mountains. Winding through beautiful sections of forest and passing two on-property lakes, this trail winds behind Skamania's golf course and taking you back to the main Lodge.
Hike Level: Moderate
Gorge Loop Fitness Trail
The Gorge Loop Fitness Trail is our most challenging and most exciting! With five fitness stations and 17 activities, this trail is perfect for the outdoor fitness enthusiast looking for full-body workout.
Hike Level: Challenging
The Pacific Crest Trail
The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is a treasured pathway through some of the country's most scenic terrain. Beginning in Southern California at the Mexican border, the PCT travels a total distance of 2,650 miles crossing through Califonia, Oregon and Washington until reaching the Canadian Border.
The Bridge of the Gods, an iconic landmark of the PCT creates a passage for travelers to cross the Columbia River from Oregon to Washington. Offering some of the most dramatic and spectacular views, the Columbia River Gorge section of the PCT can be enjoyed as multiple day hikes, including trails like Dry Creek Falls and Herman Creek.