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Columbia River Gorge

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Address: , Hood River, OR 97031
Phone Number: 541-386-2333
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Activities: Hiking, Wind-surfing, Viewing wildlife
Description: The Columbia River Gorge, a 75-mile canyon through the Cascades, is a...
The Columbia River Gorge, a 75-mile canyon through the Cascades, is a broad, picturesque river with water-controlling dams.
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For sheer beauty and lots to do on either side of the river do visit this area. The Gorge around Hood River Oregon along with Mt Hood and The Fruit Loop is worth the taking the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

For sheer beauty and lots to do on either side of the river do visit this area. The Gorge around Hood River Oregon along with Mt Hood and The Fruit Loop is worth the taking the time to visit. On a clear day, during pear blossom season with Mt Hood in the background is about as good as it gets.

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near Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The Gorge runs for more than 80 miles, east of Portland, Oregon, along the Columbia River. The scenery get drier the farther east you go. Hood River, Oregon is a mecca for windsurfing and shopping. White Salmon, WA, directly across the river, has white water rafting. All along the gorge there are places to hike, view waterfalls, and visit wineries.... More 

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pendleton, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is just not a drive by/thru destination- you have to get off the freeway to truly enjoy and experience this area- go up into the hills to see the beautiful orchards (may/june) in bloom and on windy days the river is alive with wind /kite surfers and there are almost always tugs pushing cargo up the river. The scenery... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Amazing landscape; amazing trails; amazing waterfalls. Spent half a day here visiting at Multnomah, Elowah, Horsetail and Bridal Veil during our tour of the Northwest. Gorge has various hiking trails of varying degrees of difficulty, but we chose these as they were relatively easy for our family of four.

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Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful and simple drive. The Columbia River Gorge is a drive that provides the tourist with beautiful views and a multitude of waterfalls to see and admire. This is a simple drive and it can be completed in one day. We decided to drive east on the Oregon side or the river the first day and then to... More 

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Las Vegas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is worth the drive outside of Portland to see such natural beauty. There are also many waterfalls near by to see so make the drive.

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Monterey, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I am just happy watching the river, the occasional wildlife on it but I really like it when I see a barge passing through the area.

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The Colombia river is a classic spot to visit. The view of cliffs on both sides of the gorge, with the wide river in between, surrounded by green forests is magnificent to visit. A lot of hikes around, especially for people who like to climb. If you feel like experiencing a different view, as you continue east it becomes drier... More 

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Sarver, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Beautiful, lovely drive, various falls you can stop and see. Also a fish hatchery down the road, worth checking out. Saw a lot of wind surfers also. Quite enjoyable to watch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

A wonderful drive along an amazingly beautiful River valley. Stop and see the waterfalls and take some short hikes. Also take the opportunity to cut off on the old historic highway for a few miles at a time. This was a terrific day!!

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