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The Columbia River Gorge, a 75-mile canyon through the Cascades, is a broad, picturesque river with water-controlling dams.
Hood River, OR 97031
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All reviews vista house fish hatchery columbia river both sides historic route crown point cascade locks numerous waterfalls beautiful drive hiking trails bridal veil every turn beautiful area beautiful scenery take your time natural beauty wind surfers
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Columbia River is one of the most scenic rivers I've ever seen. Just the drive along I-84 or 14 Highway is fantastic. Work seeing from both the OR and WA sides. Lots of falls along the way to check out along the river.

Thank joeh11077
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Columbia River Gorge was a great place to visit. It had magnificent views of Washington state and Oregon. The drive and foliage was impressive for this time of year. People were very accommodating and very friendly to say the least. They told me that...More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Columbia River has carved out a gorgeous valley, with cliffs, water, parks, boats, all in a mix of beauty. The weather is interesting as well, making for different photographic opportunities from every angle. We really enjoyed the two lane drive on the Washington side....More

Thank Gafilpoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Columbia River Gorge has some spectacular scenery and so many things to do, from shopping crafts and antiques, to sampling beers at the valley's many craft breweries. Don't miss driving the historic sections of highway 30, which offer incredible views out over the river...More

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I have been traveling to the Portland area for years, mostly for business but also for skiing and visiting family, I had never been to the Columbia Gorge. A friend was shocked and insisted on taking me for a drive. Although only a day...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Driving through the Columbia Gorge as the sun goes down is a lovely experience. The colors are breathtaking! (If you drive on the Oregon side the sun won’t be in your face, if you drive on the Washington side bring sunglasses!)

Thank jatachell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Columbia River Gorge was something I've wanted to drive and see for some time. I knew that some areas were badly damaged by the 2017 Fire, but it was still a great trip! Bonneville Dam is worth a visit. And, of course, Multnomah Falls-...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Enjoy some of the best views around. Stop in the small towns and enjoy friendly people and great drinks and food. Best Pizza is in Bingen, WA at Beneventi's Pizza and the best dinner is in White Salmon at Feast.

Thank Kimm L
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We saw the Columbia River Gorge from Bonneville Dam to Troutdale. We loved all of our stops : The Bonneville Dam, the Fish Hatchery, Multnomah Falls, Bridalveil Falls, Latourell Falls and Vista House. The other falls were unreachable in June 2018 because the road and...More

Thank traveladdict3500
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Wife and I took a day of our Pacific NW vacation to drive along the highway and visit all the waterfalls. It was amazing. If you truly want to experience God's handiwork in nature, take this trip and see all the beauty of vegetation, waterfalls,...More

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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
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.
6 April 2018|
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Response from I7448JZmargaretm | 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