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Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

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A 1243 mile long river with 80 miles of canyons. Located between the states of Oregon and Washington.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Columbia River Gorge Scenic Area is the first and only Scenic Area in the United States. It is Oregon’s beautiful gem that attracts people from all around the world to marvel at its beauty. the major sites and waterfalls are densely packed together between...More

Thank RSNN
Reviewed December 6, 2017

We were able to stop in before the crowds arrived and enjoyed the view without sharing the space. If you're driving the gorge, you have to stop to see it

1  Thank Glen M
Reviewed December 5, 2017

My first glimpse of the river gorge was from the window of a train and I thought I was imagining things from being on the train so long. Since then have been back several times to hike and enjoy this place. In my opinion one...More

Thank Torrie N
Reviewed November 25, 2017

So worth the drive along the Columbia River. Lots of parking. Stroller/wheelchair access to the bottom. Quite a hike to the top though. Very picturesque! Informative mini museum. Gift shop and restaurant. Restrooms. More parking across the way. A must see if in this area.

1  Thank patpatrick96
Reviewed November 14, 2017

After several drives the length of the Gorge I find the wildfire impacts noticeable but not seriously impacting the beauty of the area. In fact some vistas of waterfalls and cliffs have been opened up. The burned areas are spotty and most seriously out of...More

2  Thank Crowso
Reviewed November 9, 2017

I have visited over the years. It is a good hike but worth it. You can choose something that meets your physical stamina or just view the falls.

2  Thank Lori W
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Easy access but parking is very hard on a weekend many people so be prepared to wait or walk a bit more. Beautiful waterfall very scenic and photogenic. Highly recommended easy hike.

Thank izakkapi
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This is a 5-day river cruise on a 100 passenger boat. The food was wonderful and available through out the day. All of the shore excursions were included. We stopped at Astoria, OR, Mount St. Helens, WA, and Stevenson, WA. The staterooms are small but...More

Thank Donald M
Reviewed October 29, 2017

We were in Portland in August, and drove on the Columbia River, stopping at many of the scenic points and waterfalls. The whole area is lovely, and we enjoyed our day there. We hiked up to the Upper Horsetail Falls, and were fortunate to have...More

1  Thank Parang_Mehta
Reviewed October 25, 2017

Since some news stays local, it is imperative that anyone who intends to visit this area be aware that this summer (2017) there were fires that destroyed a large part of the Columbia Gorge on the Oregon side. At this time, October 2017, all trails...More

5  Thank F4981JCmichaels
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