Dog Mountain Loop

A strenuous, 8 mile round trip hike with 2,800 ft in elevation gain. The trail switchbacks up steeply until reaching the broad meadows near the top, with scenic views of the Columbia River Gorge. "Day Hiking the Columbia River Gorge" calls the Dog Mountain-Augspurger loop hike the most spectacular hike on the Washington side of the Columbia Gorge. It’s a steep trudge up to the top but the flowers and views are incredible.

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking
  • Seasons: March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
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  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Length: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,800 ft
  • 2,950 ft
  • Green Trails Columbia River Gorge West No. 428S
  • Green Trails Hood River No. 430
  • Trails Illustrated Columbia River Gorge
  • Red Marker
    45.698457, -121.716976
    45.6984566313 -121.716975689
  • Red Marker
    45.717066, -121.700900
    45.7170660216 -121.700899601

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