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Watch six, short videos to learn more about reconnecting the Historic Highway as a State Trail.
Click on each of the segment areas below to learn more about projects and segment features!
View a printable version of the segments.
Between John B. Yeon State Park and Cascade Locks (Interstate 84 exit 44) the State Trail includes great views of the Columbia River and several waterfalls. The "Bonneville Segment" of the State Trail is a car-free stretch of the Historic Highway located within the Waterfall Zone, which also includes segments that allow cars.
This stretch of the Historic Highway State Trail:
This segment includes the last 4 miles that need to be reconnected. As of September 2023, people hiking, biking and rolling can enjoy eight miles of car-free trail heading east from Wyeth Trailhead (Exit 51) on the below trail segments.
Wyeth to Lindsey Creek
The 3-mile State Trail segment connects the new Wyeth Trailhead (I-84 near milepost 51) to Lindsey Creek. Continue east on three additional miles of trail to Viento State Park. This segment was a major undertaking including a trail around Shellrock Mountain on top of the existing bin wall, a 500’ Summit Creek Viaduct (bridge over land), and the Lindsey Creek Bench Cut.
Lindsey Creek to Viento State Park
This segment of the Historic Highway State Trail:
Mitchell Point Segment - current work
Mitchell Point is a formidable mountain that requires a new tunnel to connect the western segments of State Trail to Hood River and The Dalles. The Mitchell Point Segment contains three trail segments:
Located between the Senator Mark O. Hatfield West and East Trailheads (between Hood River and Mosier) this segment includes over four miles of State Trail.
This segment of the Historic Highway:
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