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Beacon Rock State Park

State Highway 14, North Bonneville, WA
+1 509-427-8265
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Beautiful Short Hike

Climb to the top of an 848 foot volcano lava plug. Excellent trail with switchbacks galore and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Catherine R
,
Austin, Texas
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beautiful view of gorge from the Washington side

Wonderful hike for those who don't mind the uphill hike. It's short and worth the views of the... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
travelinh1
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los angeles
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State Highway 14, North Bonneville, WA
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Climb to the top of an 848 foot volcano lava plug. Excellent trail with switchbacks galore and plenty of spots to view the Columbia Gorge. The blue Steller's Jay and spotted squirrels welcomed us to catch our breath at the summit.

Thank Catherine R
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Wonderful hike for those who don't mind the uphill hike. It's short and worth the views of the Columbia Gorge from the Washington side. I also saw it from the Oregon side which gave me a comparison view of the rock and of the gorge....More

Thank travelinh1
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

We live only 30 mins from Beacon rock state park, it is a very beautiful part of the Columbia River gorge. Hiking to the top of Beacon rock is the main feature of this park, the hike is 1.8 miles round trip and it's a...More

Thank Jade M
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is the best for outdoors people to experience nature at its best. Hiking rock climbing boating golfing biking.there is north bonneville dam to see Stevenson cascade locks the sternwheeler and the skamania lodge Carson hot springs to everything and more best of the best...More

Thank will w
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Yes, a mid 60's couple finished the climb successfully and joyfully on this, a most beautiful autumn day, Sept. 24. The beginning of the trail is fool's gold.... easy peasy. After that, it's a steady climb that feature bridges over the trail, 52 switchbacks, and...More

1  Thank StephenFFowler
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We climbed Beacon Rock yesterday and really enjoyed the hike. The trail winds up the rock with a lot of switchbacks (52) climbing almost 600 feet up to a point 848 ft above sea level. There are only a few stairs so the trail is...More

Thank Geof J
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Easy access to the park along Washington State Highway 14. Parking requires a daily discover pass ($10) but can purchase there. The hike is quite vertical but not too strenuous. Our party consisted of two 40 something adults, a 6 year-old, 9 year-old, and two...More

Thank 640rusting
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Came here after completing the Hamilton Mountain trail...across the street. This is a 0.9 mile (each way) quickly hike up the stump of a rock. lol. The elevation gain is about 600 ft ish. The "trail" is essentially a concrete sidewalk all the way up....More

Thank XplorerMike
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great little state park. Perhaps 30 sites good for tents and small campers. Nice clean restrooms with showers. There are excellent hiking trails originating at the park. Water is available but there are no plug in for campers.

1  Thank MarineAir10
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

This is easy to get to on the Washington side of the river on Hwy 14, and worth the drive for a beautiful view of the Columbia River gorge.

1  Thank Charles A
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