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Address: Hood River, OR 97031
Phone Number: 541-386-2333
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Activities: Wind-surfing, Hiking, 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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Breathtaking scenery, boating, hiking, dining and just sitting in the beautiful sunshine enjoying the river.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Breathtaking scenery, boating, hiking, dining and just sitting in the beautiful sunshine enjoying the river.

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Clearfield, Pennsylvania
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Stopped to see the salmon run and found much more. The visitor center was great. Lots to look at and the park rangers were very informative. Was fun to see the turbines in action too.

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Seattle
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The Columbia River Gorge is a very special place. The river is mighty, the mountains majestic, the towns quaint. Wind surfers and kite sailors are very to watch. What talent. Lots of great hikes in the area to appeal to all levels. Beautiful waterfalls. All around a great area!

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Beaverton, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Views of the river and mountains are spectacular. Be sure to visit the waterfalls along the historic highway.

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The big name falls are as advertised, but you will be joined by thousands any day, any time. You can hike on many beautiful trails to lesser known falls in less than an hour (round trip).

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Felton, California
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177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The whole gorge area is a great place to visit. Beautiful scenery at every turn. Many stops all along the highway on either side of the river. I would recommend at least a whole day to take in all the sights. A must see if you are visiting the area. If coming from Portland, drive out on the Oregon side... More 

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oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The Columbia River gorge has beautiful views all the way down the Columbia and also on the roads that flank its tributary, the Hood River.

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St Petersburg, FL
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86 reviews 86 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The drive along old U.S. 30 must be one of the most scenic drives in America. Stunning views from overlooks and amazing waterfalls. Don't miss this!

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Menlo Park, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

As other reviewers stated the scenery is simply magnificent. My only complaint is that many of the beautiful hikes are very near to the freeway and it is hard or impossible to get away from the noise of civilization. Hood River is a charming town and a good place to start your tour. Go west from there.

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Ridgefield, Washington
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The drive through the Gorge is spectacularly beautiful throughout the year. Whether it's winter and Multnomah Falls is completely frozen, the wild flowers in full bloom in spring and numerous falls with water rushing down the sides of cliffs, summer is always a treat and in the fall with the fall colors----the river itself is mighty and magnificent. I am... More 

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