Time of year
All of the hikes that I explored, which were quite a few, were very well marked and easy to follow. At sunrise on top of the mountains, the sun glow coming through the moss covered trees and branches covered in witches hair make the scene something out of a movie, just…
What a beautiful area! We stopped at A few falls and then the scenic overview place. Multnomah Falls, Horseshoe Falls, and the Vista House. All in all it took only an a couple hours. I would like to go back someday and hike around the area.
Having lived in Hood River and now in Portland, with family in both places, I travel the Gorge a lot. It is just beautiful and varied. I always take visitors there.
We returned to the Columbia River Gorge (September 2019). We had a wonderful time seeing Vista House, seeing the varous waterfalls, enjoying going to the fish hatchery, and also seeing the dam. The mighty Columbia is always wonderful. We also enjoyed drivig across the Bridge…
We stayed in Stevenson, WA and drove the WA side up to Hood River and back down the other side. We could see Mt. Hood on the drive, waterfalls and even stopped at the dam area to see the fish ladder exhibit, which is free and very interesting. Definitely worth a visit and we…