One of the most popular hikes in the Columbia Gorge, especially during wildflower season. In order to avoid some of the crowds take the steeper route. Distance: 7 miles. Elevation Gain: 2,800 ft. A challenging yet incredibly rewarding hike, great for training or trail running.
If you know the Columbia Gorge, you know Dog Mountain. It’s the ever-rewarding, incredibly challenging, insanely popular, calf burning 6.9-mile hike that attracts hundreds of people every weekend, especially during May-June when the wildflowers are in full bloom.
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