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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
+1 541-386-2333
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank Illinois4myfam
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank 4Becky2016
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There are too many places to articulate when describing the beautiful stretch of scenery. You will love Multonoma Falls and many other falls if you will only take the time to stop and look at them. Each trip is a joy.

Thank Doc-squat
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank francetravel
Reviewed 5 days ago

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.

Thank Lucinda S
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank Hochmayr
Reviewed 5 days ago

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.

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank scuba_mark
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful - very windy and great places to eat - take old highway 30 when you can. Numerous waterfalls and vantage points to see the beauty of nature

Thank Tom b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing views, beautiful vista house to watch 360 degrees and more. From there you continue on historic route 30 to encounter many cascades along the way. Amazing

Thank eli d
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Is it better to travel the Columbia River Gorge old highway east to west, or west to east? thanks
3 May 2017|
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Response from Dennisrl67 | Reviewed this property |
Doesn't matter, just remember to have the sun at your back.
We are staying in Hood River and would like more information on the scenic drive all along the Columbia River Gorge. Which bridges would be best for crossing back and forth from Oregon to Washington and back?
1 May 2017|
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Response from Dennisrl67 | Reviewed this property |
If you have the time take them all. If you really have time take the gorge tour boat.
I am considering visiting in early April. We love to hike and don't mind a little cold, but seriously, would the weather be pretty miserable??? We would be flying in so I would want to pack as light as possible but wonder just how many layers and changes of shoes might I need? ugggh. Thanks for any advice!
10 February 2017|
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Response from jtdanza | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other posts. I always pack in layers and I would advise you to do the same. Even bring some rain gear, like a small folding slicker of some sort, just in case. Oregon has very unpredictable weather.