Mt Adams Park and Recreation District (MAPARD) supports various activities and events to promote and encourage the health and well-being of our residents and visitors. We strongly encourage everyone to take advantage of these activities, and we encourage anyone interested in organizing an activity or event to contact us for support at

2016 SpringFest 1K-5K-10K Fun Run/Walk

Join your friends and neighbors on Sunday, June 5th for the 2nd annual SpringFest Fun Run/Walk before the Sunday festivities get underway at SpringFest. We start and end at Rheingarten Park in White Salmon, exploring some byways of the area on: a 1K … Read more →

Ultimate Frisbee After School Mini-Camp

Mt. Adams Park and Recreation District, Henkle Middle School and Gorge Ultimate invite students to participate in the Ultimate Frisbee After School Mini-Camp , June 1, 2016, 4th-8th grades 1:30-2:30 pmCLC only 2:30-3:30, Henkle Middle School 480 NW Loop Rd, White Salmon, WA. This one-day camp is organized … Read more →

Fun Run/Walk – Two 5K Loops – Combined 10K

Town Loop: Elevation Change 296 Ft. Wind your way through White Salmon’s quiet residential streets while friends and neighbors cheer you on. This loop features ever-changing sights, beautiful views of Mt. Hood and Hospital Hill, gentle grade changes and a short … Read more →

Whitson Loop – 1 Km

This loop is mostly for the young and the young-at-heart. It circles Whitson Elementary School from the park and back, and is so fast that the finishers are coming back in even as the last of the starters are just … Read more →

Bird Creek Meadows

The Bird Creek Meadows hike is mostly a moderate stroll along a steady incline from the banks of Bird Lake up through meadows, crossing streams, viewing waterfalls, and listening to dozens of birds to one of the most breathtaking viewpoints … Read more →

Dog Mountain Trail

With a trailhead conveniently located on Hwy 14 in the Columbia River Gorge, Dog Mountain is a destination for wildflowers and breathtaking views of the Gorge, Mt. Adams, Mount Hood and Mount St. Helens. This popular mountain trail offers wonderful … Read more →

Mt Adams Big Lava Beds

The Big Lava Beds is a volcanic feature, but not a classic volcanic cone. Rather, it is a 20-square-mile basalt flow that oozed out of fissures and cracks some 9000 years ago from a source vent in the north-central part … Read more →

Weldon Wagon Trail

A lovely, off the beaten track, hike above Indian Creek through Oregon white oak woodlands with open ridgetop meadows, wildflowers, and views of the White Salmon Valley all the way to Mt Hood. This historic wagon road was built in … Read more →