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Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail: Wyeth to Lindsey Creek

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 will connect Gorton Creek Trailhead at Wyeth (I-84 near milepost 51) to Lindsey Creek. Learn more about the Historic Highway State Trail. 


Traffic Impact

Traffic Impacts for October 2018

Traffic impacts can include daytime and/or nighttime single lane closures for eastbound I-84 weekdays. 

Expect periodic shoulder closures. 

Visit to see up-to-date traffic impacts. 


​Construction began in spring 2017 and is expected to continue through summer 2019.



This project will construct 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.


US 30 | 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.

¿Hablas español? Podemos proporcionar la información de esta publicación en español. Para recibir información por favor llame al 503-731-4128.

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Project Contact

Community Affairs Coordinator
Katelyn Jackson

Last Updated

10/5/2018 2:31 PM

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