Beacon Rock Summit Trail

 6 votes

0.8 Miles 1.3 Kilometers


100%

Singletrack

555' 169 m

Ascent

-550' -168 m

Descent

794' 242 m

High

256' 78 m

Low

27%

Avg Grade (15°)

55%

Max Grade (29°)

Bad / Closed

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An airy trail with steep drop offs leads to an amazing 360-degree view of the Columbia gorge.

Garrett K

Overview

This is a steep trail with an amazing view of the gorge. No place in the gorge can offer a better view. There are a lot of rock formations with all sorts of wildlife and plants. An amazing trail with some amazing views. The trail is short but steep and not for the faint of heart as there are a number of steep drop-offs (they do have guardrails, but small children should be kept close)
Features: River/Creek — Views
Family Friendly: Steep, but still a quick hike accessible for the whole family. Be sure to keep children away from the edge!

Description

The trail starts out easy but quickly moves into steep sections with large drop-offs. The trail goes into a series of switchbacks literally on top of each other, carved into the side of the rock. This is a great place for photographers to get some pictures with interesting lines and focal points. Once through the switchbacks the trail levels off a bit to the final summit push where you are awarded an amazing view up and down the gorge.

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Land Manager: Washington State Parks

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Aug 2, 2017
Greg Taranto
Even though it's about 100*F when we walked it, the shade and trees made it bearable. 0.8mi
Jul 12, 2017
Sebastian Rown
I've heard it goes up 840 feet. 0.8mi
Jul 8, 2017
Tyler Raskin
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Jun 17, 2017
Margus Rumberg
Jun 4, 2017
Kristina Watkins
May 13, 2017
Sudarshan Karki
May 7, 2017
Em Hein
Mar 8, 2017
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  4.2 from 6 votes

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#99

in Washington

#1,657

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Bad / Closed 8 days ago
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