Beacon Rock
State Park

Beacon Rock State Park is a publicly owned recreation area and natural history site on Route 14 in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area about 35 miles (56 km) east of Vancouver, Washington, United States. The state park covers 5,100 acres (2,100 ha), which includes 9,500 feet (2,900 m) of Columbia River shoreline and 4,482 acres (1,814 ha) of forested uplands. The park takes its name from Beacon Rock, an 848-foot (258 m) basalt volcanic plug next to the Columbia River. On October 31, 1805, the Lewis and Clark Expedition arrived here and first measured tides on the river, indicating that they were nearing the ocean.
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Short trails lead around and from the southwest corner of Beacon Rock State Park…
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This very popular trail has a feast of features for hikers, including waterfalls…
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The Hamilton Mountain Loop is a challenging hike brimming with sights at every s…
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This lovely loop hike at Beacon Rock State Park will give you views, solitude an…
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Little Beacon Rock is another volcanic plug that sits above its much larger, but…
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The hike to Pool of the Winds should be one of the most popular hikes in the Col…
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