Universal access trails are paved trails that have gentle slopes making it accommodating to wheelchairs and people with disabilities. The Columbia River Gorge has several beautiful paved trails available for all abilities.
People of varying abilities can enjoy universal access trails and have a safe and enjoyable trip.

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North Bonneville: Explore 12 miles of paved walking trails in a beautiful park like setting.
Washougal: Find paved access trails at Marina Park, Parkers Landing and the Washougal Waterfront Park.
Stevenson: Stroll along the waterfront path along the river in Stevenson for up close views of the Cascade Mountains along with the windsurfers and kiteboarders.
Catherine Creek: A 1-mile user friendly paved universal access trail with several benches along the way for resting. A waterfall is a must see on this trail.
Doetsch Day Use Area: This park offers a one mile interpretive trail near the Columbia River and Beacon Rock State Park and is ADA accessible.


Columbia River Gorge Historic Highway: Mosier Twin Tunnels in Hood River, Cascade Locks trail to John Yeon State Park and Wyeth Park to Viento Park all offer up to 13 miles of round trip paved universal access trails offering incredible scenery. NOTE: There are some hills on the historic highway trail.
Hood River: The Hood River Waterfront Trail is a 2.8-mile paved path, connecting The Hook on the west end to the Best Western Hood River Inn to the east.
The Dalles: The Riverfront Trail at The Dalles is a scenic paved pathway along the Columbia River from the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center parking lot east to The Dalles Dam allowing for many interesting things to see along the way. NOTE: There are some hills on this path.