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Watch six, short videos to learn more about reconnecting the Historic Highway as a State Trail.
View a detailed bike map from Troutdale to Cascade Locks, from Cascade Locks to Hood River or from Hood River to The Dalles.
Click on each of the segment areas below to learn more about projects and segment features! View a printable version of the different trail segments.
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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.
View a detailed map of the Waterfall Zone of the Historic Highway: Troutdale to Cascade Locks
This stretch of the Historic Highway State Trail:
This segment includes the last 5 miles that need to be reconnected. Currently the only way for bicyclists to continue east from Wyeth is to travel on the shoulder of Interstate 84 (which is very narrow). It is within the Historic Highway "Columbia River Zone."
View a detailed map of the Columbia River Zone of the Historic Highway: Cascade Locks to Hood River
Wyeth to Lindsey Creek (under construction)
This State Trail Reconnection Project is currently underway; construction started spring 2017 and is expected to be finished in fall 2019. The State Trail section will connect Gorton Creek Trailhead at Wyeth (I-84 near milepost 51) to Lindsey Creek. It will be a major undertaking including building a trail around Shellrock Mountain on top of the existing bin wall, a 500’ Summit Creek Viaduct (bridge over land), cutting back the hillside at Lindsey Creek to make space for the trail, and making trailhead improvements at Wyeth Campground.
Lindsey Creek to Viento State Park
This segment of the Historic Highway State Trail:
Mitchell Point Segment
Mitchell Point is a formidable mountain that requires a new bridge and/or tunnel to connect the western segments of State Trail to Hood River and The Dalles. This segment has received funds to design a crossing and efforts are beginning now.
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.
View a detailed map of the High Plateau Zone of the Historic Highway: Hood River to The Dalles.
This segment of the Historic Highway:
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