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Explore McMenamins at Edgefield in Troutdale!

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Tuesday, May 17, 2016

McMenamins at Edgefield stands at the beginning of the Gorge and they have something for everyone. The cozy interior is home to over a century of history, but also it’s own whimsical touch. On site there are breweries and wineries, concert fields, movie theaters, gardens, and a golf course. On top of all that they […]

Bridge of Gods: Icon of the Columbia Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The Bridge of the Gods is an icon in the Columbia River Gorge. Connecting the Washington and Oregon sides of the Gorge at Cascade Locks, OR and near Stevenson, WA, it doesn’t quite have the natural allure of Multnomah Falls, but it is one of the most famous man made structures in the Gorge. From […]

Cascade Locks History

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Thursday, July 24, 2014

  The beautiful riverside town of Cascade Locks is an amazing place to visit for exploring, hiking, water sports and much more. Learning about this towns fascinating history will bring so much more appreciation to your time spent here. Read about Cascade Locks historic beginnings below. This hamlet of 1,120 people initially was a Native […]