Type: Backcountry, Fitness Trail, Greenway
Length: 10.80 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement)
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No
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Location: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Counties: Multnomah, Hood River, Wasco
Latitude: 45.68494 Longitude: -121.4046
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This trail was the first major paved highway in the Pacific Northwest and the first scenic highway constructed in the United States. The almost 11-mile converted road-trail features historic bridges, tunnels, and beautifully arched rock masonry walls. In addition to these unique features, the trail also provides recreational opportunities like biking and wildlife observation.
Width: 127 inches.
Primary Surface: Asphalt
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 5%
Elevation Low Point: 100
Elevation High Point: 500
Year Designated: 2002
Supporting Webpages and DocumentsDocument: photo - Columbia River view
Website: Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
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