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Warrior Rock, Sauvie Island.
This is a hike along the Columbia River on the west end of Sauvie Island. The trail leads to a lighthouse on a small rock point. There is a nice sandy beach ideal for a lunch stop. The trail can be muddy in spots but there is usually a way around the muddy spots, but not always. So be sure to have sturdy hiking boots for this trip. Also have your rain gear with you. This hike is a known birding opportunity so bring along your field glasses. Sometimes large ocean ships can go by on the river, an added treat. There is a parking fee for this trailhead. This can be purchased at the store on the island. It has been $10 in the past. This is a vehicle fee only and is not dependent on the number of passengers.
Hiking Distance: 7 miles RT.
Elevation Gain: 0 feet.
Driving Distance: 100 miles RT.
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The Trip Leader is the event coordinator. The Trip Leader has the final say over who may participate in the event.
Hiking Trip Ratings:
EASY: Maximum of 5 miles round trip, elevation gain less than 1000 feet
MÉDIUM: 6-10 miles round trip, elevation gain 1000-2000 feet
HARD: Long, difficult, and strenuous
To reimburse drivers for vehicle operation costs, the suggested donation by passengers is $0.10 per mile per person to the driver.