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Ellen Davis Trail

Southwest Washington


Southwest Washington -- Vancouver Area
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The scenic Ellen Davis Trail goes on and off the street to connect the Burnt Bridge Creek Greenway Trail at Leverich Park to St. James Road. This muti-purpose trail, open from 7:00 a.m. to dusk, is mostly flat, but it does have a few steep switchbacks.

Follow the Burnt Bridge Creek as you pass through the historic Bonneville Power Administration gardens, the JD Ross Substation Complex and Douglas fir woods in the Minnehaha Neighborhood. The trail is named after local outdoor advocate, Ellen Davis (1905-1999), who hiked 10 miles a week even at the age of 94! The first 0.6 mile of the trail is paved and then becomes gravel. Don’t forget your leashed dog, as you will pass by the Ross Dog Park on the way.


Ellen Davis Trail

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Co-ordinates: 45.6534, -122.6621 Open map in new window


Southwest Washington -- Vancouver Area

City of Vancouver

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Getting There

For Leverich Park at west end of trail: From I-5, take Exit 2. Drive east on 39th Street, turn left onto NE Leverich Park Way. Drive about .5 mile to the trailhead parking area on the right.

You can reach the east end of the trail via public transit. Lines 190 and 157 will take you to the BPA Park & Ride at NE Ross Street. Take the E 39th St stop on Line 3. Take the NE St. James Rd. stop on Line 25. For more detailed information, visit

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