Hardy Ridge

A moderate 8.1 mile hike with 2,226 feet of elevation gain. The ridge has a view of Table Mountain, Bonneville, and parts of the Columbia River Gorge.

Getting there

Drive SR-14 to Beacon Rock State Park, 34 miles east of Vancouver, WA. Turn left at Kueffler Rd (next to a large Beacon Rock State Park sign), drive 1 mile to an intersection and "Equestrian Trailhead" sign.. Turn right and drive 0.4 miles to the picnic area and trailhead (840 ft).

on the trail

hardy ridge loop

8.1 miles round trip with 2,226 feet of elevation gain

Hike out the West Hardy Ridge Trail and loop back on the East Hardy Ridge Trail.



Please review our Beacon Rock route/place if you plan a side trip there and be sure to coordinate with other groups to minimize our impact.


The Mountaineers has a commercial use permit with Washington State Parks for all free and fee-based outings at state parks. Leaders should carry a print or digital copy of our  commercial use permit to show rangers they may encounter. 

  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 8.1 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,226 ft
  • 2,868 ft
  • Green Trails Columbia River Gorge West No. 428S
  • see Land Manager
Trip Reports

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  • Hardy Ridge Loop
  • Hardy Ridge & Creek
  • Hardy Ridge & Creek Loop
  • Hardy Ridge & Beyond
  • Hardy Ridge & Beacon Rock
  • Beacon Rock State Park

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