White Salmon to Bridge of the Gods

Heading east, we’ll take SR-14 from White Salmon/Bingen Washington to Stevenson and the Bridge of the Gods, passing through Klickitat and Skamania counties.

There’s lots to see, with some of the journey’s best vistas.

White Salmon to Bridge of the Gods

The Spring Creek National Fish Hatchery is located 4 miles west of the White Salmon toll bridge.

Not only can you learn about local salmon here, but it offers great close up views of wind surfers.

We’ll pass Wind Mountain and Dog Mountain before approaching Drano Lake, a popular fishing spot for salmon and steelhead about 7 miles west of White Salmon.

Home Valley Park and Campground is located just off of Highway 14 with overnight camping, beach access, ball fields and a covered Picnic Shelter. The Wind River Boat Launch in Home Valley, offers river access. Big Cedars Campground offers rustic campsites suitable for tents and small RV’s.

The Skamania County West End Transit (WET) connects from Fisher’s Landing in Vancouver, to stops along the Gorge including Stevenson, Carson, North Bonneville, Cape Horn Trail, Beacon Rock, Bonneville Hot Springs, Bonneville Dam, Pacific Crest Trail, Skamania Lodge, Dog Mountain and the Trapper Creek Wilderness area. It’s only $2 and leaves three times a day.