Archive for the ‘Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail’ Category

Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Thursday, February 18, 2016

Cyclists from around town, the state, the country, and the world will soon have a continuous bike-friendly path stretching 73 miles down the scenic Columbia River Gorge. The trail is expected to be finished by fall, and will travel from Troutdale, OR to The Dalles, OR. The trail, named the Historic Columbia River Highway State […]

Rebuilding the Mitchell Point Tunnel

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

Anyone who has ever taken a drive, ride, or walk along the Historic Columbia River Highway will be excited to hear about Oregon’s plans to rebuild the Mitchell Point Tunnel. When I-84 was developed the tunnel was demolished. When the rebuilding of Michell Point Tunnel reconnects The Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail there will […]

Columbia Gorge First Day Hikes

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, December 22, 2014

Start off the New Year with a Hike. January 1st, 2015 First Day Hikes will hosting hikes at two Columbia River Gorge locations. One First Day Hike will take place at Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The other Columbia River Gorge Hike will take place at Rooster Rock State […]

7 Wonders of Oregon | Columbia River Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, March 17, 2014

Seven Wonders of Oregon | Columbia River Gorge There is no place like the Columbia River Gorge, it is the largest national scenic area in the country. So much of this beauty is visible from the highway including many waterfalls, others are just a short hike away. This area is so close to the city […]

Travel Oregon launches Columbia Gorge Bicycle Trail Survey

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, January 27, 2014

(Photo by J. Maus/BikePortland) The biking connection from Troutdale to Cascade Locks is complete as of November 2013, bikers are able to ride without having to spend any time along side the I-84 shoulder. Now Travel Oregon wants to hear from you in order to get an idea of how the path is being utilized […]

First Day Hikes offered on New Year’s Day

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Thursday, December 26, 2013

How do you spend your New Year’s Day? If you enjoy hiking you may want to take adantage of a free guided tour in your area. This year will include Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail in Mosier. Read more about these guided tours below. For the third year in a row, the Oregon Parks […]