Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
Surface:Crushed gravel; compacted
Trailside wildlife art exhibits
One bridge, two boardwalks
Directions: East on SR 14 from intersection of I-205 & SR 14 toward Camas. Watch for vertical sign at boundary of Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area at MP 16 mile marker. Steigerwald Refuge sign at trailhead and parking lot.