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Mitchell Point Trail, Hood River

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Mitchell Point is a cape in the Columbia River Gorge in Hood River County, Oregon, United States.
Little is known about the man named Mitchell for whom the point was named. He was believed to be a trapper who lived and died in the area. There have been some efforts to rename the point Storm Crest, but they have not been successful.
The now-demolished Mitchell Point Tunnel on the Historic Columbia River Highway was bored through the point, which is a cliff that overhangs the Columbia River. The part of the rock through which the tunnel passed was known to the local Native Americans as Little Storm King, and the larger mountain above that point was known as Great Storm King.
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  • We wanted to stop and take in the wonderful view on this trail. Sadly this beautiful hike is unavailable right now. It is temporarily closed until 2023 while ODOT rebuilds the site. 
    We wanted to stop and take in the wonderful view on this trail. Sadly this beautiful hike is unavailable right now. It is temporarily closed until 2023 while ODOT rebuilds the site.  more »
  • On our drive from San Francisco to Spokane, my husband, little dog, and I stopped to rest and take in the views and a hike along the trail. This is a gorgeous area that is well worth taking the time.....  more
    On our drive from San Francisco to Spokane, my husband, little dog, and I stopped to rest and take in the views and a hike along the trail. This is a gorgeous area that is well worth taking the time.....  more »

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