Columbia Hills

Petroglyph man at Columbia Hills

  • Easy (3 short walks)
  • 1.5 miles total
  • 200 feet elevation gain
  • Open all year
  • Use: hikers

  • Moderate (to Stacker Butte)
  • 5.2 miles round trip
  • 1140 feet elevation gain
  • Use: hikers, bicycles

The Dalles Dam silenced the thunder of Celilo Falls in 1957, but the magic of that Columbia River spiritual center still echoes. At Columbia Hills you’ll find relocated petroglyphs, trails, rock climbing, and a historic ranch.

Start your voyage …

This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Eastern Oregon.