Lewis and Clark's Columbia River
Lewis & Clark's Columbia River - "200 Years Later"
"Cape Horn Trail, Washington"
Includes ... Cape Horn Trail ... Nancy Russell Overlook ...
Image, 2013, Nancy Russell Overlook, Cape Horn, Washington, click to enlarge
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Nancy Russell Overlook, Cape Horn Trail, Cape Horn, Washington. Image taken August 24, 2013.

Cape Horn Trial ...
The Cape Horn Trail is a 6.8 mile loop, beginning and ending at the Cape Horn Trailhead, just north of Washington State Highway 14. Elevation gain is 1,630 feet. The trail is divided into two sections, the upper part of the loop (open year-round) and the lower part of the loop (closed February 1st to July 15th to create a sanctuary for nesting Peregrine Falcons.

Cape Horn Overlook ... (Nancy Russell Overlook)
"Cape Horn Overlook was developed in dedication to Nancy Russell, who saved this slice of heaven and its breathtaking views. The trail to the overlook is .25 miles in length."

Source:    U.S. Forest Service website, 2014, "Cape Horn Overlook"

From the Journals of Lewis and Clark ...

Clark, ...

Columbia River GorgeReturn to

*River Miles [RM] are approximate, in statute miles, and were determined from USGS topo maps, obtained from NOAA nautical charts, or obtained from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website, 2003

  • "portlandhikers.org" website, 2014;
  • U.S. Forest Service website, 2014, "Cape Horn Overlook";

All Lewis and Clark quotations from Gary Moulton editions of the Lewis and Clark Journals, University of Nebraska Press, all attempts have been made to type the quotations exactly as in the Moulton editions, however typing errors introduced by this web author cannot be ruled out; location interpretation from variety of sources, including this website author.
February 2014