Hike 50
The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Wygant Peak Hike
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THE FOLLOWING MAP IS NOT TO BE USED FOR NAVIGATIONAL PURPOSES.

Length: 8 miles round trip loop
Elevation Change: 2000' gain
Season: Early Spring thru Early Winter
Difficulty:    Challenging due to elevation gain and length of hike
Permit:   NW Forest Pass Required
Features:


Beginning at Lausmann State Park Picnic Area, this hike is a nice forested hike with an occasional view of the gorge from various outcroppings along the way.

In the spring this hike has many beautiful floral displays and small streams to enjoy. The summit is a bit disappointing in that it is located in dense forest with no view.

Be aware that this trail runs through an extraordinary amount of poison oak.



Columbia River Gorge from the Wygant Peak trail
Columbia River Gorge from the Wygant Peak trail

How to get there:

Mitchell Point Trailhead: Traveling east on I-84, take Exit #58/Mitchell Point Overlook (eastbound exit only).

Traveling west on I-84, continue past Exit #58/Mitchell Point Overlook to Exit #56/Viento. Turn around here and head east.


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