Archive for the ‘Travel’ Category

Zip-Line Tours at Skamania Lodge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Thursday, January 14, 2016

If you are looking for some adventure on the weekends, fly through the forest of the Columbia River Gorge at Skamania Lodge.  Skamania Lodge Zip Line Get ready to fly with Skamania Lodge Zip Line Tour, the newest adventure just outside Portland in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge. Our excursion will send you […]

Searching for Giants: Protecting the Largest Trees in the Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Tuesday, November 10, 2015

While people often flock to the Gorge to see waterfalls that plummet over one-hundred feet, there are some who visit the Gorge seeking a different type of natural giant. Hood River photographer, Darryl Lloyd searches the Columbia River Gorge for old-growth trees. In the Gifford-Pinchot National Forest he frequents an old-growth forest, which Lloyd has […]

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 […]

Columbia River Highway Collaborative

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Rep. Mark Johnson (R-Hood River) has been selected by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to co-lead a new program, the Columbia River Highway Collaborative.  The Collaborative will work to reduce congestion issues in the Gorge, specifically on I-84. An Oregon Solutions project, the Collaborative does not presently have proposed policy drafted, but the hope is that […]