No matter what your budget, anyone can have a great time in the Gorge. The nature alone is worth a visit. Hiking and camping are big. You can zip line, fish, go to a concert or spa or just chill. There are also lots of...More
About Columbia River Gorge
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Drove through here on my way westbound to Portland. This area with the water ways and railroad is part of the Oregon Trail traveled by early settlers. Highly recommend the scenic byway to Multnomah Falls and the Vista House at Crown Point. Really packed though...More
Just a short distance from Portland is some of the most beautiful scenery. Packed with overlooks, waterfalls and quaint towns. Follow old route 30 and pack a picnic lunch. Many of the sites reguire only minimal walking. Great way to spend a Saturday or Sunday...More
There is so much to say about the CRG and yet words do not seem to capture just how beautiful and spectacular it is! The views just driving along Interstate 84 in Northern Oregon along the CRG is just absolutely fabulous! Across the river is...More
We really enjoyed driving through the gorge and staying in a hotel in Hood River on the water. There are several overlooks which give great views so stop when you see one! Stop to see the kiteboarders out on the river too. I had never...More
The views from the scenic byway are beautiful as well as many waterfalls to see and explore. Some are a small hike and others are right along the road.
Plenty of great hikes, with great views, big trees with moss, waterfalls, rock formations, and diverse flora. Great white water rafting on several local rivers. Fishing, kite boarding, kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, tastings at local vineyards and breweries, picking fresh fruit at one of the orchards...More
Great views, lots of outdoor activities from hiking, mountain climbing, skiing, wind surfing, boating, fishing, swimming, foraging for wild mushrooms &/or blueberries, hunting, camping and more.
Lots of huge waterfalls to see, lots of hiking trails and multiple scenic overlooks. It was a sight to see, even on overcast cool days like we had.