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Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail: Wyeth to Lindsey Creek

Project Completed

Region 1: Portland metro and Hood River County (Cascade Locks, Hood River, Hood River)

​T​his segment of the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail connects Gorton Creek Trailhead at Wyeth (I-84 near milepost 51) to Lindsey Creek. It is open for trail users! Learn more about the Historic Highway State Trail. ​​​


Meetings and Events

Trail dedication
Thanks to those who joined us at the August 3 ribbon cutting celebration!


​Construction began in spring 2017 and was complete in summer 2019.



This project constructed a segment of trail between Wyeth and Lindsey Creek.  It is a major undertaking including a trail around Shellrock Mountain on top of the existing bin wall, a 500 foot Summit Creek Viaduct (bridge over land), and the Lindsey Creek Bench Cut.


N/A | Historic Columbia River Highway near Interstate 84 milepost 52

Cost and Funding

​Project cost: $18,831,522


​The Historic Columbia River Highway was left partially intact after Interstate 84 was built, with the middle section cut into pieces or partially destroyed. Efforts are underway to create vehicle-free paths for cyclists and pedestrians, transforming the abandoned sections into the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail.

Sixty-five of the original 73 miles of the Historic Columbia River Highway are now open to travel either by motor vehicle (Historic Highway or connecting county roads) or by foot and bicycle (State Trail). Three miles are in construction, which leaves only 5 miles needed to complete the connection.

Once the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail is complete, previously severed stretches of old highway will be transformed into world-class cycling and pedestrian destination. 

No longer will cyclists need to travel on Interstate 84 from Troutdale to Hood River. 

Additional Information

​​​​​For ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) or Civil Rights Title VI accommodations, translation/interpretation services, or more information call 503-731-4128, TTY 800-735-2900 or Oregon Relay Service 7-1-1.

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Contacts & Media

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Project Contacts

Community Affairs Coordinator
Katelyn Jackson

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Coordinator
Terra Lingley

Last Updated

12/30/2020 10:15 AM

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