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Catherine Creek

Apr 15, 2012

by cbarnes199 last modified Apr 20, 2012 04:38 PM
Type of Outing
Day hike
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Hike: Catherine Creek - Universal Access Trail
Region: South Cascades -- Columbia Gorge
Agency: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Avg Rating: 3.00
Hiking Companions
Hiked with a dog
Why You Should Go Now
Wildflowers blooming
Wildflower - don't know what kind! Sorry.
We had a great day hiking this trail. The weather was just right. Spring means not too hot or cold. Nice to hike with just shirtsleeves. We saw an amazing amount of wildflowers. They are all blooming but I guess will be gone soon so go now.

This is an easy hike.

We did see a baby rattlesnake so be aware of that. Also we had to brush several tics off our dogs. Luckily they are short hair and pretty tic resistant but longer hair dogs and people need to be aware.

Overall just a fantastic hike. Limited time only the wildflowers... :)
The Gorge!
Trail head for the shorter paved hike.
Trail head for the longer hike past the old homestead and the arch.
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