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Ultimate Frisbee In The Gorge!

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Friday, May 20, 2016

Are you looking for a group activity to do this summer? Well registration for the 2016 Gorge Ultimate Adult Co-Ed Summer League is now open! Gorge Ultimate Summer League is an annual tradition that will continue this year with games being played at Wy’east Middle School and Horizon Christian School in Hood River on Wednesday […]

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 […]

Kids Explore The Columbia River Gorge during Camp

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, July 13, 2015

The Northern Wasco Park and Recreation District’s kayak camp explored The Columbia River Gorge last week. These campers were taught the history of the river while exploring it. Although high winds cut one of their trips short the campers were able to build important team working skills while on The Columbia River. Read more about […]

Have a Happy 4th of July along The Columbia River Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Thursday, July 2, 2015

Have a Happy 4th of July along The Columbia River Gorge! Looking for lodging near the Columbia River Gorge? Check out Lodging Here

Heart of the Gorge at Cascade Locks

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, June 15, 2015

Cascade Locks is located along The Columbia River Gorge and is the ideal location to enjoy water sports. If sailing, boarding, water-skiing, or simply swimming in the Columbia River is not your idea of a great time Cascade Locks also has great hiking trails, the Bridge of the Gods and more. Check out Grant’s Getaway: […]

Jaw-Dropping View of The Columbia River Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Jonsrud’s Viewpoint is off of Highway 26 in Sandy Oregon. Jonsrud’s Viewpoint provides a location where all Oregonians or visitors can take in a view of beauty that will last a lifetime. This location provides a quiet private spot to take photographs and observe the natural beauty that surrounds you. Read more about Jonsrud’s Viewpoint […]

Explore the Best Hikes in The Columbia River Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, May 11, 2015

Best “just right” hikes in the Columbia River Gorge. No. 1 — Eagle Creek Trail. (Photo: Photo courtesy of Mike Graham, Friends of the Columbia Gorge) Hiking in the Columbia River Gorge allows you to walk into a world of nature, wildlife and tranquility. The Statesman Journal’s Top 5 list of “just right” hikes includes the […]

The Best of The Columbia River Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, May 4, 2015

The 7 Wonders of Oregon are back by Popular Demand. One of Oregon’s wonders is The Columbia River Gorge. Learn the Best of’s for The Columbia River Gorge below. Best view: I supposed you could get cute and list the long hike to Nesmith Point or Indian Point, but really, does the view get any […]

Wahkeena Falls Hike

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, May 4, 2015

The Wahkeena Falls Hike in The Columbia River Gorge is a perfect start for warming up those hiking legs. The Wahkeena Falls Hike is moderate in difficulty, 1.4 miles round trip, family friendly and best of all it’s paved. Hiking on paved trails makes it easier to keep the kids on track and is a […]

Town to Town Trekking Along The Columbia River Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Hiking is a hit in Oregon but so is sleeping in a bed at a hotel where you can enjoy a nice dinner with a glass of beer or wine (also a hit in Oregon). So how can visitors and Oregonians get the best of both worlds? Expanding existing hiking trails to allow a 250-mile loop through […]

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