Mount Defiance Trail

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, January 5, 2015

Want to hike to the highest point in the Columbia Gorge? Looking for a challenging 7.2 mile Hike? Try the Mt. Defiance Trail for the ultimate workout in the Columbia Gorge. Take a map and plan ahead when taking on challenging trails. Read details about the Mount Defiance Trail below.

Mt Defiance is the highest point in the Columbia Gorge at 4,960 feet. This challenging 7.2 mile trail begins at Starvation Creek Rest Area (55 miles east of Portland, OR on Interstate 84) and ends at Mt Defiance south trailhead (south of Mt Defiance).  The hike to the summit of Mt Defiance is 6 miles one way from Starvation Creek Rest Area.

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