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The Columbia River Gorge, a 75-mile canyon through the Cascades, is a broad, picturesque river with water-controlling dams.
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Hood River, OR 97031
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This region is great area to escape to, only 30 mins or so from Portland. Lots of great hikes. Go to Hood River. Its a cute town with a wonderful beach, great breweries

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Don’t miss the gorge if you go to Oregon. We stayed in Hood River, which is a good vantage point. Great hiking. Spectacular views from the town.

Thank Florencia49
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Driving from eastern Oregon to Portland was a wonderful treat, especially driving along the Columbia River Gorge! We love Western history especially the story of Louis and Clark, so seeing that huge body of water right next to the highway was a delight!

Thank lyndarg
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We hiked the Starvation Creek trail, which has great views of the gorge, river and trains passing through. Highly recommend stopping!

Thank SushiFoodie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Gorge offers plenty of wonderful places to visit. Today we did Vista House, Multnomah Falls, Bonneville Dam and Hatcheries and Hood River. All of these are top attractions in which the gorge plays an important role.

Thank Havaki
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous views all along the river. Old time hotels with plenty of great restaurants in the Hood River town. The river comes alive with sailboards. Every afternoon.

Thank glperch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Oregon does a far better job than Washington in maintaining it main roads. I-84 affords excellent views of the Columbia River while being relatively straight, allowing for more head-turning.

Thank Ray L
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit the northwest Columbia River Gorge is a must see! It is simply awesome! The best way to view it is along the historic Columbia highway 30. Waterfalls and breathtaking views.

Thank bioguy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent four days wine tasting and touring the area. The scenery is spectacular with waterfalls, cliffs, a wide river and a dormant, snow covered volcano. There was also a dam, fish ladder and licks to see. Very enjoyable mini-vacation.

Thank Teramo48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have spent the last couple of days visiting various sights down the river. This area is definitely worth taking the time and effort to visit. Many different types of things to see and things that will appeal to different age groups.

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Ann P
24 August 2018|
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Response from GerryM1340 | Reviewed this property |
I would sujest that a mid morning to mid afternoon would be best time, afternoons can get very windy and also hot
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Abreg29
1 July 2018|
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Response from Shannon P | Reviewed this property |
As answered above, all the gorge is great for hiking, but the waterfall area in Oregon is more famous for waterfalls.
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snippsnapsold
6 April 2018|
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Response from Margaret M | Reviewed this property |
The Columbia Gorge sternwheeler is based out of Cascade Locks and the Portland Spirit is based out of Portland Kayaking is very popular on both sides of the river as is guided sport fishing on this powerful river way👍 Hotel... More
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