Trails for everyone, forever

Home Go Hiking Hiking Guide St. Cloud

WTA is a nonprofit that needs you

We’re just as excited as you to get the summer hiking season started. We're psyched our website and work for trails help you get outside.

But we're a nonprofit run on donations from regular people. If everyone who visited this website this holiday weekend donated $9/month, it would fully fund our work for the next 2 years. Of course, time spent outdoors is priceless, but every donation large or small helps us support those experiences for everyone.

Please take 2 minutes to chip in $9.

$9 button

Thank you and happy hiking!


link

St. Cloud

Southwest Washington

The St. Cloud Day use area features a ½ mile ADA accessible pathway that meanders through an old orchard that was the site of a homestead ranch from the turn of the century. Continue reading

Location

Southwest Washington -- Columbia River Gorge - WA
Jump to Map & Directions

Length

1.0 miles, roundtrip

Elevation

Gain: 0 ft.
Highest Point: 50 ft.

Rating

3.67 out of 5

(3 votes) Log in to rate
  • Good for kids
  • Rivers

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Northwest Forest Pass

The St. Cloud Day use area features a ½ mile ADA accessible pathway that meanders through an old orchard that was the site of a homestead ranch from the turn of the century.

The short loop meanders through an old apple orchard and open meadow with views across the river to Multnomah Falls and the Oneonta Bluffs.

Several picnic tables and fire rings invite visitors to linger for lunch and short path draws the curious to the river’s edge. (Boaters should note that this site is a listed launch site on the Lower Columbia River Water Trail.)

The St. Cloud day use area is approximately 5 miles downstream from Beacon Rock State Park and about 1 mile downstream from the Franz Lake National Wildlife Refuge overlook. The refuge protects a system of river streams and wetlands adjacent to the Columbia that is important habitat for waterfowl, migratory birds and raptors including bald eagles.

Wheelchair Accessibility

The footpath, designed to be accessible to all users, features a compacted gravel footpath that is mostly level. There is also an outhouse that is accessible to wheelchair users.

St. Cloud

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 45.6013, -122.1111 Open in Google Maps

Trailhead

Southwest Washington -- Columbia River Gorge - WA

St. Cloud (#4410)

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

See weather forecast

Toilet Information

  • Toilet at trailhead
  • Accessible toilet

More information about toilets

Getting There

From Vancouver, drive east on Hwy 14. The entrance to the day use area is 0.1 mile west of milepost 30 near the community of Skamania. The site lies inconspicuously across the railroad tracks.

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Northwest Forest Pass
 

You can improve or add to this guidebook entry

St. Cloud

5 Trip Reports

Hiked here recently?

Submit a trip report!
 
Trip Reports