Pacific Crest Trail (Section #208)

Carson to Bonneville Dam
Located 3.9 miles from Cascade Locks, Oregon (OR)
4 Stars
21,566 Steps 1  (10.1 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #208) has a maximum elevation of 2,236 ft (682 m), a minimum elevation of 129 ft (39 m), and an elevation range of 2,107 ft (642 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,56610.1 mi129 ft2,236 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.7 hrs26.1313 ft2,063 ft
[ B to A ]
4.0 hrs171.92,063 ft313 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #208?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #208 is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) or 21,566 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #208?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #208 in 3.7 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 4.0 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #208 while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.

Topo Maps

Download the free Carson to Bonneville Dam topo map and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) topographic maps. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

  1. Northwest Topo Map: Stabler, WA
  2. North Topo Map: Big Huckleberry Mountain, WA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Willard, WA
  4. West Topo Map: Bonneville Dam, OR
  5. Topo Map: Carson, WA
  6. East Topo Map: Mount Defiance, OR
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Tanner Butte, OR
  8. South Topo Map: Wahtum Lake, OR
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Dee, OR

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #208?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #208 is located on the Carson and Bonneville Dam topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT208T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #208 that you can download and view in Google Maps®, Google Earth® and Garmin® handheld GPS devices including the eTrex®, Colorado and Montana series.


  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the gain divided by twelve, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain (cumulative elevation gain) is the sum of every gain in elevation.
  8. Loss (cumulative elevation loss) is the sum of every loss in elevation.