Between A Rock And The Sky

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS REBEL T2i
State/Province/Region
WA
Country
US
Nearest Area
Columbia River Natiional Scenic Area
Town
North Bonneville
Brief Directions

35 miles east of Vancouver, Wa, and the Portland, OR, metropolitan area. Take Hwy 14 east to Beacon Rock State Park

Notes

Originally mapped by the 1805 Lewis & Clark Expedition to the Pacific Ocean, the rock was deeded to the State of Washington by its private conservators in 1935 and trails were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps.

Description

Beacon Rock is an 846-ft. monolith/core of an anccient volcano flanking the Columbia River, popular for rock climbers and trail hikers. In autumn, the vine mapel splash its steep cliffs with glorious color.

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Date Added
October 25, 2013
Date Taken
October 25, 2013