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Jewett Creek Watershed

Columbia River Gorge, Washington

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Jewett Creek Watershed

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  • Signage at the trailhead.- Jewett Creek Watershed
  • Near the trailhead.- Jewett Creek Watershed
  • A section of Jewett Creek.- Jewett Creek Watershed
  • Coming out of the dense trees as the base of Mount Hood is just barely visible. - Jewett Creek Watershed
  • The trail above the dense trees.- Jewett Creek Watershed
  • Panoramic view from the trail.- Jewett Creek Watershed
  • View south to White Salmon, Hood River, and Mount Hood.- Jewett Creek Watershed
  • - Jewett Creek Watershed
Overview + Weather
Pros: 
Panoramic view of the Columbia River Gorge.
Cons: 
Limited parking. Limited activities on open-access private property.
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Region:
Columbia River Gorge, WA
Congestion: 
Low
Pets allowed: 
Yes
Net Elevation Gain: 
800.00 ft (243.84 m)
Parking Pass: 
Not Required
Preferable Season(s):
Spring, Summer, Fall
Suitable for:
Hiking, Biking
Total Distance: 
0.00 mi (0.00 km)
Trail type: 
There-and-back
Trailhead Elevation: 
1,000.00 ft (304.80 m)
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Hike Description

Hike Description

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Hiking or biking from the Jewett Creek Watershed provides an adventure that can be enjoyed by all ages. Located on the outskirts of White Salmon, Washington, the trip could make for a mildly strenuous activity to be paired with a stop for lunch in White Salmon or Hood River.

This is a meandering trail that begins with wooded, shaded hiking. After easy walking through the woods the trail begins to gain elevation and soon after breaks out of the heavily-treed area. There is still shade along the remainder of the trial, but less so than at the beginning. Also, once you have gained elevation and emerged from the dense trees you’ll be rewarded with a panoramic view that frames the White Salmon, the Columbia River Gorge, Hood River, and Mount Hood in the distance. The adventure is best on a clear day when you get the full impact of all these elements in view. 

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