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Multnomah Falls Hike

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Multnomah Falls is a jewel on the Historic Highway, bringing more people to view it’s majestic beauty every year. This beautiful waterfall offers two lengths of hike to view it. You can talk the short walk to the Benson Bridge, or cross it and continue on the climb to the top of the falls.  This […]

The Columbia River Gorge Express Starts Today!

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Friday, May 27, 2016

The Columbia River Gorge Express starts it’s route today! There is now a way to connect Portland to the beautiful gorge. The hopes of this project is to reduce congestion in the parking lot of the Multnomah Falls trail head. The Oregon Department of Transportation and the U.S. Forest Service, which manages the falls, are […]

Bus Route To Multnomah Falls To Open Memorial Day Weekend!

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, May 23, 2016

One of the most heavily tourist populated waterfalls in The Gorge is getting it’s own bus line for the weekends of the 2016 and 2017 summers! A new bus service, “Columbia Gorge Express,” will link Portland to Multnomah Falls and Rooster Rock State Park this summer. The first bus rolls out Friday, May 27, during […]

Let’s Hike! Hike #4 for Spring Break in the Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Friday, March 18, 2016

For our Thursday hike, we are headed to the classic Gorge destination. We are getting an early start and beating the crowds to Multnomah Falls to embark on the Multnomah Falls Loop. Find out more about this 5-mile loop:   MULTNOMAH FALLS LOOP The most popular and iconic hike in the Columbia River Gorge begins at […]

How the Height of Multnomah Falls Really Ranks Across the Country

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Sunday, February 28, 2016

While the beauty of Multnomah Falls is indisputable, it turns out that its reputation as the ‘second tallest waterfall in the U.S.’ has been seriously debunked. This magnificent feature of the Gorge, falling 620 feet, isn’t even close when it comes to the tallest falls in the U.S., but this certainly doesn’t take away from […]

New Year’s Day Hike in the Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Happy New Year! Why not start off 2016 by enjoying the beautiful area that surrounds us with a New Year’s Day hike at the Columbia River Gorge? Here are some of the best hikes around the Gorge for you to get out and start taking on this new year: MULTNOMAH FALLS LOOP The most popular […]

Visitors Flock to Gorge in Holiday Season

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Rainy days with colder temperatures are no deterrent for folks from out of town to visit the Columbia Gorge. In the days between Christmas and New Years, many people from near and afar have been heading out to the Gorge to enjoy time outside in such a uniquely beautiful place.  A wet, rainy day with […]

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 […]

Visit Multnomah Falls

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Wednesday, August 5, 2015

One of many attractions in Oregon is Multnomah Falls. Multnomah Falls is the highest waterfall in Oregon and the second highest in the nation. While visiting the Multnomah Falls you’ll have the opportunity to hike up to the top of the waterfalls, take in the view from Benson Bridge or you can stay at the […]

Rock of Ages Loop Hike

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Thursday, July 23, 2015

When you need an intense hike with some major elevation gain in the Columbia River Gorge, head over to the Rock of Ages Loop Hike. This hike begins at the Horsetail Falls Trailhead which is not far from Multnomah Falls. After a sharp bend in the trail and before hitting Ponytail Falls there’ll be a […]

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