Welcome to The West Columbia River Gorge!
Experience the beautiful West Columbia Gorge located twenty five minutes east of Portland. Activities and
wonders abound in this land of rugged cliffs, sweeping vistas and cascading waterfalls.
How do you want to spend your days in the Gorge? Hiking the popular trails? Sailing the mighty Columbia River? Shopping our art, antiques or unique gifts? Enjoying the breathtaking scenery made famous by world-class photographers?
Come and stay awhile, and you choose from the many wonders that await you in the West Columbia River Gorge.
The WCGCC is an organization of business and professional members. We facilitate positive relationships among various segments of our community. We are proud to promote businesses and provide networking opportunities for them. We also serve as a community advocate for our businesses and residents.
The West Columbia Gorge Chamber of Commerce incorporates the cities of Cascade Locks, Corbett, Fairview, Troutdale and Wood Village. Each city is uniquely different, but the vision to promote growth, livability, community, and tourism remains.
INTEGRITY - COMMUNITY - LEADERSHIP - COMMERCE
A True Gateway To The Columbia River Gorge
In less than 3 hours on March 16th, contractors from Columbia Wire & Iron Works & Bremik Construction positioned the 68-foot steel Centennial Arch across the Historic Columbia River Highway.
The placement of the arch on top of the supports allows the stone mason to finish the intricate stonework heading toward an April 20th finish and the dedication ceremony scheduled for May 7th.
The dedication ceremonies will bring to a culmination over 4 years from the concept by Rip Caswell, the fundraising by the Troutdale Historical Society and the construction by Bremik Construction. Plans are in the works for landscaping the area on the south end of the arch and along the north lawn area of the chamber in time for the dedication .
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