Pacific Crest Trail: WA Section 1

CASCADE LOCKS to STABLER: Climb out of the Columbia River Gorge onto view-filled ridges on this 28.6-mile leg stocked with creeks and campsites.
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CASCADE LOCKS to STABLER: Climb out of the Columbia River Gorge onto view-filled ridges on this 28.6-mile leg stocked with creeks and campsites.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 46.0

Waypoints

PCT1352

Location: 45.6618347167969, -121.897331237793

Bridge of the Gods toll booth

PCT1353

Location: 45.662181854248, -121.900650024414

Cross the Columbia River on Bridge of the Gods; turn L @ end of bridge.

PCT1354

Location: 45.6608009338379, -121.906379699707

Trail tread starts on R side of road

PCT1355

Location: 45.6532821655273, -121.926231384277

Stay R

PCT1356

Location: 45.6675338745117, -121.941581726074

Cross dirt road

PCT1357

Location: 45.6681518554688, -121.94263458252

Camp by spur that leads down to a greenish lake with power lines overhead

PCT1358

Location: 45.668399810791, -121.946434020996

Creek crossing

PCT1359

Location: 45.6677665710449, -121.948951721191

Cross dirt road

PCT1360

Location: 45.6679649353027, -121.957717895508

Cross Greenleaf Creek

PCT1361

Location: 45.6650161743164, -121.969017028809

Cross dirt track

PCT1362

Location: 45.6660995483398, -121.971130371094

Cross creek; camp nearby

PCT1363

Location: 45.6725845336914, -121.979103088379

Cross dirt track

PCT1364

Location: 45.6749992370606, -121.979446411133

Recross dirt track

PCT1365

Location: 45.6778678894043, -121.97826385498

Cross a seasonal creeklet

PCT1366

Location: 45.6814498901367, -121.984085083008

PCT stays L. Optional: Spur to Table Mtn.; a worthy goal, with great views of the Columbia Gorge

PCT1367

Location: 45.6994018554688, -121.99536895752

Cross under power line

PCT1368

Location: 45.7014350891113, -121.999084472656

Cross dirt road

PCT1369

Location: 45.7095832824707, -121.998901367188

Pass ridge camp

PCT1370

Location: 45.7256507873535, -122.010414123535

Head NW on rough dirt road

PCT1371

Location: 45.7335662841797, -122.023246765137

Continue NW @ dirt road intersection

PCT1372

Location: 45.7361335754394, -122.043029785156

Stay straight @ jct. with Three Corner Rock Trail

PCT1373

Location: 45.7488670349121, -122.043479919434

Cross dirt road

PCT1374

Location: 45.7620849609375, -122.040382385254

Cross road; head NE

PCT1375

Location: 45.7670669555664, -122.038513183594

Cross Rock Creek Bridge; there's a good camp nearby

PCT1376

Location: 45.7660179138184, -122.033500671387

Cross Snag Creek

PCT1377

Location: 45.7654495239258, -122.028663635254

Cross dirt road

PCT1378

Location: 45.7821846008301, -122.022033691406

Cross creeklet

PCT1379

Location: 45.7928848266602, -122.000396728516

Stay straight on Sedum Ridge Trail

PCT1380

Location: 45.7951507568359, -121.990936279297

Cross dirt road

PCT1381

Location: 45.8117828369141, -121.970703125

Viewpoint: Spur to the L leads to a nearby viewpoint of Bunker Hill and the Wind River area

PCT1382

Location: 45.8102340698242, -121.969764709473

Cross creeklet

PCT1383

Location: 45.8135833740234, -121.962532043457

Cross creek

PCT1384

Location: 45.8116836547852, -121.957130432129

Cross Trout Creek

PCT1385

Location: 45.8117332458496, -121.956649780273

Cross paved road

PCT1386

Location: 45.8075828552246, -121.942451477051

Cross dirt road

PCT1387

Location: 45.8109512329102, -121.934181213379

Stay on lower trail @ jct. with Bunker Hill Trail

PCT1388

Location: 45.8199005126953, -121.921951293945

Cross paved road

PCT1389

Location: 45.8206672668457, -121.916603088379

Cross bridge over Wind River

PCT1390

Location: 45.8207511901856, -121.913330078125

Cross paved road; head R if you want to visit Stabler's County Store;

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Bridge of the Gods

Location: 45.6617317199707, -121.897277832031

No walkway for hikers on the bridge. ©Jack Haskel

Into Washington

Location: 45.6623878479004, -121.900802612305

Begin Washington section of the PCT. ©Jack Haskel

Mt. St. Helens

Location: 45.7365303039551, -122.046173095703

©Jack Haskel

Hood

Location: 45.733814239502, -122.038475036621

©Jack Haskel

Through the trees

Location: 45.7455863952637, -122.044357299805

©Jack Haskel