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West Columbia Gorge Members: All About Adventure Excursions

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Friday, November 13, 2020

West Columbia Gorge Is A Center For Enjoyable Outdoor Recreation  The West Columbia Gorge Chamber of Commerce believes in the ability of community and commerce to bring vast improvements to the West Columbia Gorge area. One of the goals of the West Columbia Gorge Chamber of Commerce is to promote our region as an international destination for outdoor recreation. Our beautiful home offers […]

The Columbia River Gorge’s little Treasures

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Thursday, November 5, 2015

Not only does Oregon have the Columbia River Gorge but it’s also home to many little treasures like Punchbowl Falls. To get to this epic waterfall you have to endure a 3.8 mile round trip hike but good news it’s difficultly level is easy. This hike is recommended for children ages 10 and up and […]

The Columbia River Gorge is Full of Magic

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Thursday, November 5, 2015

The Oregon State University released this video and in an instant you can see why the Columbia River Gorge is a must see destination. The beauty of the Gorge is undeniable, the opportunity for adventure is limitless and the inspiration to engage in this environment is addictive. Read a description from the Oregon State University […]

New Cruise To Be Offered on The Columbia River

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Beginning on April 2, 2016 you will see a new cruise sailing the Columbia River. American Pride, a 150-passenger, authentic paddle wheeler, is moving from its present location on the Mississippi River, and making its debut on the Columbia River this spring.  American Pride will join the veteran Queen of the West cruise, and they […]

Bonneville Lock and Dam in the 1950’s

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Thursday, October 15, 2015

The Bonneville Lock and Dam welcomes you from the 1950’s. This video will educate you on the purpose and amazing history that has been built into the Bonneville Dam. Not only will you see how different video was in the 1950’s but you might also notice how much of the Columbia River Gorge and the […]

Visiting Bridal Veil Falls State Park

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Thursday, October 15, 2015

Bridal Veil Falls is a great place to visit while in Oregon near the Columbia River Gorge. Bridal Veil Falls State Park provides you the opportunity to experience being behind the waterfall. This beautiful State Park has some ADA accessible hiking trails, restrooms and exhibitor information. Also provided at this park, but not ADA accessible are viewpoints […]

Visiting the Vista House

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Thursday, October 15, 2015

Located at the edge of a cliff, overlooking the Columbia River Gorge is The Vista House. View the beauty of the Columbia River Gorge from the Vista House at Crown Point. It was built at the same time as Highway 30 (Historic Columbia River Gorge Highway) in 1916. The Vista House offers ADA accessible viewpoints, […]

The Salish Ponds Wetland Park

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Thursday, October 15, 2015

Salish Ponds Wetland Park is a hidden gem in Fairview, Oregon. You could drive along all sides of the Salish Ponds and not even realize it. Unless you’ve lived or have visited The Lodges at Lake Salish you may not have known the lake was there. Salish Ponds Wetland Park is the perfect escape without having […]

Happy Birthday Multnomah Falls

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Multnomah Falls and Wahkeena Falls will be honored this Wednesday in a grand celebration. It has been 100 years since these waterfalls had been officially dedicated as a public park. Multnomah Falls is the most visited attraction in the Pacific Northwest and it will be the center of attention as the celebration begins at 11:30 […]

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center Dedicates Renewable Energy Exhibit

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center has opened a new Renewable Energy Exhibit. This exhibit was made possible due to a $50,000 grant provided by Google for the non-reflective solar panels and a $25,000 grant from Bonneville Environmental Foundation for an interactive exhibit in the museum to highlight renewable energy alternatives. Learn more about the Columbia […]

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