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Columbia River Gorge

Hood River, OR 97031
+1 541-386-2333
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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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“vista house” (87 reviews)
“fish hatchery” (22 reviews)
“columbia river” (85 reviews)
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Hood River, OR 97031
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+1 541-386-2333
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"vista house"
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"fish hatchery"
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"columbia river"
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"both sides"
in 33 reviews
"crown point"
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"cascade locks"
in 34 reviews
"historic route"
in 12 reviews
"beautiful drive"
in 42 reviews
"numerous waterfalls"
in 13 reviews
"bridal veil falls"
in 12 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 30 reviews
"every turn"
in 14 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 30 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 32 reviews
"scenic highway"
in 21 reviews
"take your time"
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"wind surfers"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Gorgeous area. There is ample parking throughout. The lodge at Multnomah Falls has a very nice restaurant with views of the falls. There paths and hikes for every activity level. Very well worth the trip.

Thank mcivli65
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's beautiful and there is some much to see and do. Last year's fire took away some of the hiking and the Pacific Crest trail. Yet the gorge is still gorgeous. Come play in the gorge .

Thank Leslee D
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Take the time to get off the interstate highway and enjoy this beautiful part of the USA. Majestic power of the river and the marvelous mountains makes this a very special place.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We hiked on a very hot day, but the morning hike was cooled by breezes. The vistas were spectacular!

Thank LOMike
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Reviewed 6 days ago

So much to do and so little time. From Kayaking on the river to hiking the many trails the Gorge is beautiful no matter what you choose. Opportunities for the whole family.

Thank kapcharlkp
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Family get together at the Gorge. Loved the hatcheries around. Enjoyed watching the gianormous sturgeons swimming at the own pace. Walterfalls were magnificent. Hikes to the waterfalls were worthwhile

Thank adventurelady2016
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Am always amazed at the beauty of the Gorge. Travel there often and always enjoy. Highly recommend going there.

Thank scarlson2
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you are driving parallel to the river or indulge in forest trails, plethora of vista points await for you and get a glimpse of nature in its most primitive form. Deers, Bald eagles, etc are a common sight

Thank saurabh a
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love visiting nature from a car. We love driving through fantastic scenery and stopping at vista points to take photos. This drive is perfect for our tastes. The scenery is breathtaking and there are masses of stopping points. From the Columbia River itself to...More

Thank sgdh
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back from 6 days in Portland. We spent one day exploring the Columbia River Gorge area. It is absolutely gorgeous - do not hesitate to make the trip there from Portland. Only regret is that we didn't spend more time there. We hiked...More

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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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angie b
30 March 2018|
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Response from Loren M | Reviewed this property |
The gorge is still worth the drive Multnomah Falls is open and a must. Hood River is a fun little town with great food.
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