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Table Mountain

Columbia River Gorge

Columbia River Gorge, Washington

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  • Carpenters Meadow.- Table Mountain
  • Western meadowrue (Thalictrum occidentale).- Table Mountain
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  • Native orchid fairyslipper (Calypso bulbosa).- Table Mountain
  • View from an early resting spot, looking southwest.- Table Mountain
  • The approach toward the summit.- Table Mountain
  • One of Table Mountain's several steep scrambles.- Table Mountain
  • Unidentified species (help us identify it by providing feedback).- Table Mountain
  • View looking northeast.- Table Mountain
  • Contributor Asmund Tweto looks west over southwest Washington's Silver Star Mountain (4,364').- Table Mountain
  • View from the summit looking east.- Table Mountain
  • View looking northeast with Mount Adams (12,280') in the distance.- Table Mountain
  • View from the summit, looking south at Mount Hood (11,250').- Table Mountain
  • Native lichen hooded bone (hypogymnia physodes).- Table Mountain
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  • Red alder (Alnus rubra).- Table Mountain
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Overview + Weather
Pros: 
Great views of the Cascades.
Cons: 
Very steep trail. Trailhead is difficult to find.
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Region:
Columbia River Gorge, WA
Congestion: 
Low
Pets allowed: 
Yes
Net Elevation Gain: 
3,650.00 ft (1,112.52 m)
Parking Pass: 
Not Required
Preferable Season(s):
Summer, Fall
Total Distance: 
15.00 mi (24.14 km)
Trail type: 
There-and-back
Trailhead Elevation: 
175.00 ft (53.34 m)
Typically multi-day: 
No
Current Local Weather:
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Hike Description

Hike Description

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A hike to the top of Table Mountain is one of the most rewarding in the Columbia River Gorge, though it does take a little spirit and strength to complete the climb. Stunning views open up once you emerge from the forest.  Looking downriver you will see Larch Butte and Hamilton Mountain, and from the summit the views of the region's grand volcanoes come into full view: Mount Hood, Mount St. Helens, Mount Adams, Mount Rainier and even the tip of Mount Jefferson. The Bonneville Trailhead is on the Pacific Crest Trail, which made the hike 15 miles there-and-back. 

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