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Mosier Hike

08/23/2016 | Hiking, Hood River, Recreation, Waterfalls

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Come on up to Mosier OR, just past Hood River, to climb and see Mosier Falls and the plateau above! This 3.5-mile loop is a great idea for a day trip with the family with beautiful views of the Columbia River Gorge. enjoy the wildflowers and bird watching sights along the trail.

Trail Highlights:

  • Best time to hike is March through May, with the peak of the wildflowers being mid-to-late April. (Over 30 different flower species have been counted!)
  • Best time to swim in Mosier Creek (local swimming hole) is July and August, when the water is the warmest.
  • Best time for solitude is a full moon evening hike or a hazy day hike at dusk in the late summer or early fall.
  • Best time to observe bald eagles soaring at the edge of the plateau is in January at the lower bench on the lower loop just below the concrete foundation..
  • Wildlife is abundant in winter and early spring (lots of deer and turkey have been observed).

Learn more about this great hike at: gorgefriends.org/hike-the-gorge/mosier-plateau.html

Discover more attractions, events and activities you wont want to miss out on while visiting: The Hood River. Dont forget to visit The Hood River Chamber Of Commerce for more information about the regions attractions and lodging before your trip to Hood River.

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