Archive for the ‘Bonneville Dam’ Category

Take a Drive Through the Columbia River Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Friday, March 25, 2016

The beauty of the Columbia River Gorge is accessible to all! Amazing views and commanding waterfalls can be reached on famous Gorge hikes, but these views can also be seen by car! Travel Oregon offers this guide for a driving tour through the Gorge, something that can be enjoying if you are a local wanting […]

A Driving Tour of the Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, November 9, 2015

Known for great hikes to scenic vistas and commanding waterfalls, the Columbia River Gorge can also be enjoyed exclusively by car. The Historic Columbia River Highway Scenic Byway is a famous driving route, which takes you through the Gorge, leading you through much of the splendor and scenery that the Columbia River Gorge has to […]

Un-Cruise Adventure | The Columbia River Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Thursday, March 12, 2015

Un-Cruise Adventures takes you to The Columbia River Gorge and Snake River for views of natural wonders. The Columbia River Gorge provides opportunities to easily visit waterfalls including Multnomah Falls, the Bonneville Dam and breath-taking views of the earth split by the mighty river. Enjoy the Un-Cruise Adventures video featuring The Columbia River Gorge, read […]

1950’s Bonneville Dam

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, November 24, 2014

This is the 1950’s Welcome to the Bonneville Lock and Dam video. 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 […]

Chinook Salmon Heading Home

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, November 3, 2014

The Chinook Salmon is also known as the King Salmon. The Chinook Salmon are the largest Salmon found in the Columbia River. The average adult is 22 pounds but at the Bonneville Dam these fish weighing 40-50 pounds can be viewed in the fish ladders. Chinook Salmon are passing the lower Columbia River through the […]

Spring Chinook Season

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, February 10, 2014

(By Allen Thomas, Columbian outdoors reporter) Fishing is open downstream of the Interstate-5 and will be available March 1st through April 7th from Interstate-5 to Beacon Rock for boaters and upstream to Bonneville Dam for bank anglers, with the exception of March 25th and April 1st for commercial fishing only. Read more about the fish […]

The Columbia And Snake Rivers Aboard Un-Cruises’ S.S. LEGACY

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Friday, November 22, 2013

Photo by Peter Knego, of  Cascade Lock and The Bridge of the Gods View a tour of the Un-Cruises’ recently launched 88-guest SS LEGACY on one of the ship’s heritage-rich Columbia and Snake River voyages with visits to Crown Point, Multnomah Falls, the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center and a scenic day on the river, as provide […]