Columbia Hills State Park

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Columbia Hills State Park
Waterfall at Columbia Hills State Park - Washington.jpg
Small waterfall at the park
Map showing the location of Columbia Hills State Park
Map showing the location of Columbia Hills State Park
Location in the state of Washington
LocationKlickitat, Washington, United States
Coordinates45°38′34″N 121°06′25″W / 45.64278°N 121.10694°W / 45.64278; -121.10694Coordinates: 45°38′34″N 121°06′25″W / 45.64278°N 121.10694°W / 45.64278; -121.10694
Area3,338 acres (13.51 km2)
OperatorWashington State Parks and Recreation Commission
WebsiteColumbia Hills State Park

Columbia Hills State Park is a Washington state park located 6 miles (9.7 km) east of Dallesport on SR 14 in Klickitat County. The park occupies 3,338 acres (1,351 ha) on Horsethief Lake, an impoundment of the Columbia River, and was created in 2003 with the merger of Horsethief Lake State Park and Dalles Mountain Ranch.[1]

Activities and amenities[edit]

Park activities include camping, boating, picnicking, fishing, swimming, windsurfing, rock climbing, and hiking on 12 miles (19 km) of trails.[1] Several petroglyph panels that were saved from inundation by the nearby Dalles Dam have been installed in the park.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Columbia Hills State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Archived from the original on January 18, 2015. Retrieved January 30, 2015.
  2. ^ Banyasz, Malin Grunberg (May–Jun 2017). "Off the Grid". Archaeology. 70 (3): 10. ISSN 0003-8113. Retrieved 3 July 2017 – via EBSCO's Master File Complete (subscription required)CS1 maint: postscript (link)[permanent dead link]

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