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• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic Map
Considered one of the best year-round outdoor recreation areas in the country, the Columbia River Gorge contains countless opportunities for hikers, climbers, kayakers, cyclists, windsurfers, and winter sports enthusiasts alike. The 80 mile long gorge contains diverse ecosystems ranging from the lush Oneonta Gorge Rain Forest to the arid Celilo Grasslands.
Our detailed Trails Illustrated recreation map of the Columbia River Gorge contains carefully researched trails, campsites, forest service roads, and points-of-interests and adjoins our Mt. Hood map.
Backcountry users will find the UTM and Latitude/Longitude grids as well as other accurate navigation features perfect for exploring the region confidently and safely.
Areas included on the map:
- Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness Area
- White Salmon, Klickitat, Sandy, and Lower Deschutes Wild and Scenic Rivers
- Pacific Crest and Oregon Trails
- Mount Hood, Columbia River Gorge, Historic Columbia River Highway, and Yakima Scenic Byways
- Hood River County Northwest OHV Area
- National Wildlife Refuges
- Washington and Oregon State and County Parks, Forests and Recreation Areas
- Popular Waterfall Locations
- Recreation, Safety, Contact and Wilderness Permit Information
- Overlap with the portions of the Gifford-Pinchot and Mount Hood National Forests
- Sheet Size = 37.75 x 25.50
- Folded Size = 4.25 x 9.25
- Scale = 1:75,000
- Waterproof - Tear-Resistant - Topographic Map
The magnificent Multnomah Falls is just one of many natural, cultural, and recreational attractions in the Columbia River Gorge Scenic Area. The 80-mile-long gorge contains diverse ecosystems ranging from the lush Oneonta Gorge Rain Forest to the arid Celilo Grasslands. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Columbia River Gorge provides an unparalleled tool for exploring this breathtaking region. Some of the key areas of interest featured on the map include the White Salmon, Klickitat, Sandy, and Lower Deschutes rivers; Yacolt Burn State Forest; Maryhill, Columbia Hills, and Rooster Rock state parks; Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness; and portions of Mount Hood and Gifford-Pinchot national forests.
With miles of clearly marked trails including the Pacific Crest National Trail and the Oregon National Historic Trail, and such scenic roadways as the Historic Columbia River Highway and Yakima Scenic Byway, this map will prove invaluable whether you're taking in the scenery on foot or by car. A helpful list of waterfalls makes it easy to take in these natural wonders in your travels. Many recreation features are noted as well, including campgrounds, trailheads, interpretive trails, boat launches, and areas for fishing, windsurfing, and swimming. The map base includes contour lines and elevations for summits.
Every Trails Illustrated map is printed on "Backcountry Tough" waterproof, tear-resistant paper. A full UTM grid is printed on the map to aid with GPS navigation.
Other features found on this map include: Bonneville Dam, Bull Run Reservoir Number One, Camas, Columbia Hills, Deschutes River, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Gresham, Hood River, Klickitat River, Lake Celilo, Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness, Mount Defiance, Mt. Hood National Forest, Multnomah Falls, Shellrock Mountain, The Dalles, Troutdale, Washougal, White Salmon River.
- Map Scale = 1:75,000
- Sheet Size = 37.75" x 25.5"
- Folded Size = 4.25" x 9.25"
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