Bonneville Travel Guide

  • Typical View of Eagle Creek from the Trail
    Typical View of Eagle Creek from the...
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  • Main Trailhead at Eagle Creek
    Main Trailhead at Eagle Creek
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  • Main Eagle Creek Trailhead
    Main Eagle Creek Trailhead
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Bonneville Things to Do

  • Eagle Creek Trail: The Basics

    What many regard as the most popular trail in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area is the Eagle Creek Trail. This trail runs south from the Eagle Creek Fish Hatchery for a number of miles, and eventually interconnects with several other trails.Punchbowl Falls (also known as Devil's Punchbowl Falls) is one of the popular destinations on the...

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  • Bonneville Dam: Turbine Room, other Dam...

    Please note that to access any place on the Bonneville Dam, you must pass through the dam security gate. Dam security measures change on a regular basis depending on the threat level, and therefore certain dam facilities may not be open to the public due to changes in security on particular days.While the visitor's center at Bonneville Dam gives...

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  • Bonneville Dam Fish Ladder (visitor's...

    Please note that to access any place on the Bonneville Dam, you must pass through the dam security gate. Dam security measures change on a regular basis depending on the threat level, and therefore certain dam facilities may not be open to the public due to changes in security on particular days.One of the fish ladders for the Bonneville Dam runs...

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  • Boneville Dam: Visitor's Center (basics)

    Please note that to access any place on the Bonneville Dam, you must pass through the dam security gate. Dam security measures change on a regular basis depending on the threat level, and therefore certain dam facilities may not be open to the public due to changes in security on particular days.Constructed as part of the 1930's effort to rebuild...

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  • Columbia Gorge Highway Trail: Tooth Rock...

    This is a placeholder to allow the construction and linkage of other tips. More information will eventually be put here.The Columbia Gorge Highway was a historic landmark even when it was started in 1913. The idea was to make a paved road that was enjoyable to travel using that new recreational form of transport: the automobile. Much of the road...

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  • Columbia Gorge Highway Trail: Tooth Rock...

    Currently, the section of the old Columbia Gorge Highway Trail going west from Tooth Rock is either exceptionally difficult or closed, due to an ongoing highway construction project.When this section of the trail opens for use again there will be more useful information put here.Currently open sections of the trail in Bonneville include:Tooth Rock...

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Bonneville Off The Beaten Path

  • Watch for Osprey

    If you are a fan of birds, or just want to know what that squeeling and whistling sound is coming from the tops of trees around Bonneville during the summer months, take time to familiarize yourself with osprey.As there are a number of fish that exhaust themselves trying to get past the Bonneville Dam, the local osprey population seem to have...

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  • Unnamed Waterfalls on Eagle River Trail

    As I have said after it seems you think you know everything that there is to see along the Eagle Falls Trail you are wrong. These are a few pictures of waterfalls that I could find no name for. It seems like everywhere you look there is another waterfall. Certainly the more impressive of which are better documented but this should go to show that...

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  • Sevenmile Falls

    Just when you think that you have seen everything that the Eagle Falls trail has to offer you are wrong time and time again. At 6.5 miles (10.5 km) from the trailhead lies the curiously named Sevenmile Falls.At just 40 feet (12 meters) it is not very surprising to find that most people do not make it that far. This is the 7th major waterfall along...

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