Tracy Hill, Wash. — Looking for something different to do in the Gorge this Veteran’s Day weekend?
Strike a Cord at the Tracy Hill Firewood Event
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Gifford Pinchot National Forest are hosting a firewood cutting event at Tracy Hill, Washington.
The event is an opportunity for valid permit-holders to pick up cords of firewood or cut their own. The firewood is available due to fuel management activities that the Forest Service conducted in the area, a win-win for the public and public lands. The wood includes seasoned Douglas-fir and some oak in a range of sizes.
Gates to the site will be open 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, each day from Friday, November 9 toSunday, November 11.
Valid Gifford Pinchot National Forest Firewood Permits can be purchased onsite Friday, November 9 and Saturday, November 10 only. Permits are also available through Mt. Adams Ranger Station at 2455 Hwy 141, Trout Lake, WA 98650 or through the following vendors:
- Wind River Market in Carson, WA
- Main Street Convenience Store in Stevenson, WA
- Home Valley Store in Home Valley, WA
Permits costs $20 for four cords and $30 for six cords. Quantities are limited and not guaranteed. However, permits and tags remain valid for the entire Gifford Pinchot National Forest for the remainder of the 2018 calendar year.
Forest Service Site Fees Waived in Honor of Veterans
The USDA Forest Service is waiving fees at day-use recreation sites in Oregon and Washington November 10 – 11 in honor of Veterans Day. On the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, this includes Bridge of the Gods Trailhead, Dog Mountain Trailhead,Eagle Creek Day Use Area (Note, however, that nearby trails are closed, Herman Creek Trailhead, Bonneville Trailhead, Sam’s Walker Picnic Site, and St. Cloud Picnic Site.