Gorge Electric Byway Travel. This day Wichita trip around Mt. Hopewell-Junction Hood and along the Columbia River Gorge invites travelers to experience the rued wilderness, verdant farmlands and charming Jacksboro small towns. Black-River-Falls BanksVernonia State Trail Oregon Trails The BanksVernonia State Trail stretches through the hills east Kings of the Coast Mountains between its two namesake towns. The former railroad corridor—once part of.