Archive for the ‘Historic Columbia River Highway’ Category

Barnyard Concerts in Troutdale

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Friday, July 22, 2016

Join the Troutdale Historical Society for a Barnyard Concert at the Harlow House Park along the Historic Columbia River Highway. Enjoy a Barnyard Concert on Friday, August 5th and again on Friday, September 2nd, 2016. Listening to free music near the Sandy River while the sun sets is a beautiful way to start your weekend. […]

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 […]

America’s Best Waterside Drives

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Our lovely Historic Columbia River Highway has made it in USA Today’s America’s Best Waterside Drives. This Multnomah Falls photo was taken by Sumio Koizumi. Multnomah Falls is a massive highlight that is easy to view and visit from the Historic Columbia River Highway. Discover the remaining winners of America’s Best Waterside Drives below. Alaska’s […]

Columbia River Gorge Tour

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, October 20, 2014

Sea To Summit provides a half day tour just for the Columbia River Gorge. Take in the waterfalls, the historic highway, Chanticleer Viewpoint, the Vista House and more. This is a great tour for people who are not from the area, people who rather take photos than drive or for those who want to kick […]

King of Roads Historic Columbia River Highway

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, October 6, 2014

King of Roads Historic Columbia River Highway Centennial is a special dedication video for the restoration of the Historic Columbia River Highway hoping to be completed by 2016 for the 100 year celebration of this Highway. This video takes you on a journey along the Columbia River Highway, along the Columbia River Gorge, displaying it’s beauty […]

New Historic Highway Segment

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Plans have been submitted by The Oregon Department of Transportation to build a 1.2 mile bike and pedestrian trail along the Historic Columbia River Highway. This would begin at Starvation Creek State Park and end at Lindsey Creek. Read below for more details on this plan. The completion of the newest trail segment is also […]

Free Download | Columbia River Gorge: National Scenic Area

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Friday, May 30, 2014

Download your free copy of Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area National Geographic Maps: Trails Illustrated by National Geographic Maps. This book includes carefully researched trails, campsites, forest service roads, points-of-interests and more all on the Columbia River Gorge Area. Click here for your FREE google drive download. Read a description of this book below. Considered one of […]

Benson Bridge at Multnomah Fall is Open

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Benson Bridge | Multnomah Falls, OR It is official, the Benson Bridge at Multnomah Falls is open. It is time to visit the 620 foot waterfall we know as Multnomah Falls. The bridge has been repaired and is ready to be enjoyed. You may also notice something new at the eastbound Interstate 84 exit to […]

Horsetail Falls

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Thursday, May 15, 2014

Horsetail Falls Horsetail Falls, as seen in the photo above, is just off the Historic Columbia River Highway. This waterfall is one of the easiest to get to, no hiking required. If hiking is desired this is one the easier hikes, a total of 2.9 miles with difficulty of easy to moderate. This may not […]