January 5, 2019
The Herman Creek Trail is one of the areas that was damaged in the September 2017 Eagle Creek Fire. This hike has been a favorite trail of mine for awhile, so I was curious to see how it fared after the fire.
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June 11, 2017
Herman Creek is less visited than most areas on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge. With several trail options, it’s a great place for a cloudy day.
April 24, 2017
A wet and foggy conditioning hike to Indian Point via Herman Creek, Nick Eaton Way and Gorton Creek Trails.
November 28, 2016
This is an easy hike to a grouping of basalt pinnacles.
April 5, 2015
The basalt monoliths on this hike aren’t the only interesting feature: a metal footbridge over lovely Herman Creek, wispy Pacific Crest Falls, and a mossy section of lava boulders add to the appeal.
January 31, 2015
A lesser-known alternative to the popular Eagle Creek trail, the Herman Creek trail doesn’t have as many waterfalls, but it also doesn’t have the steep trail drop-offs or the crowds.
February 2, 2013
October 29, 2011
Hike on a woodsy trail to cone-shaped basalt monoliths.
March 22, 2009
Our first spring hike in the Gorge was at Herman Creek, which is west of Eagle Creek.
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