Traverse the Washington side of the Gorge, taking in sweeping views, tasty bites & local art while seeing Big Foot’s stomping grounds

  • Get your caffeine fix at the Washougal Coffee Company to launch your day before following in Lewis & Clark’s footsteps/before setting out in search for Big Foot.
  • After cresting Highway 14, stop at MP 26, the Cape Horn overlook, to get your first view of the Columbia River Gorge.
  • Visit Beacon Rock, the 848 foot high monolith and the core of an ancient volcano and named by Lewis & Clark in 1805.   During the summer of 1970, three reports were made with sightings or evidence of Sasquatch in the Beacon Rock area. 
  • Stop in North Bonneville and check out the North Bonneville’s Bigfoot Discovery Trail, more than 12 miles of paved trails and seek out the 15 Bigfoot statues that live there. 
  • After exploring, have lunch at the Club House at Beacon Rock Golf Course for lunch outside on the deck. Hearty sandwiches and juicy burgers are their specialties.
  • For an afternoon pick me up, stop at Bigfoot Coffee Roasters in Stevenson for a delightful variety of Sasquatch memorabilia along with fabulous coffee. Don’t miss the photo opportunity in front of the Skamania County Chamber of Commerce – put your face in Bigfoot and say cheese!
  • Pick up some souvenirs by local artists in at the River House Gallery in Stevenson and discover whimsical and quirky PNW gifts and provisions at the Traverse PNW Market.
  • Savor a sampler of locally brewed craft beer at the Walking Man Brewing and try their hand tossed artisan pizzas.
  • Have a cocktail at Skunk Brothers Spirits a distillery founded by a family of disabled veterans focused on locally-sourced, quality distilled spirits.
  • Enjoy a locally sourced meal at the Red Bluff Tap House a family owned gastropub known for their “crack’n brussels” and extensive local beer offerings.
  • Rest your head after a full day of sights and delicious food at the Hotel Stevenson, a cozy boutique hotel in Stevenson.