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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...

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

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Waterfalls, waterfalls....

Spectacular waterfalls all up and down the gorge. Don't miss the Vista House as it offers great panoramic views.

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green bay, wi
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green bay, wi
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spectacular waterfalls all up and down the gorge. Don't miss the Vista House as it offers great panoramic views.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I suggest driving here early morning as it can get pretty congested as the day goes on. Take your time and enjoy each and every stop you can make. This place is absolutely beautiful.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent 1/2 a day here on our way to Riverhood. Beautiful scenic views and relaxing. A great spot for lunch. Look for the vans which sell smoked salmon very cheap and delicious!!!!!!!!!

Thank Rebecca_Mike
Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had a beautiful day exploring the area at our leisure without all the crowds of summer. Drove the historic highway and did several hikes to view the fabulous waterfalls that are so beautiful in the springtime. Each trail passed only a few people and easy to park.

Thank TiffaniVictoria
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drove on highway 30 scenic Columbia river highway to see all the water falls. The falls is spectacular. Had lunch at the restaurant, great food

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Longmont, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great view for all. For those with mobility issues you can stand at the bottom and get great pictures. For others you can walk up to the bridge and get a closer look. For those who have the time and inclination go to the top. We were there on a rainy day so hiking to the top wasn't safe but... More 

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Richland, Washington
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have driven by this SOO many times without making the time to stop. This time we did And....WOW! Beautiful, serene, awe inspiring. The bridge is spectacular. Had no idea they had this. A bit of a hike up but so worth it. Beautiful place! Glad we stopped.

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Beaverton, Oregon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We followed the Columbia River Gorge from roughly around the Hood River down to Portland. Being from West Virginia originally, we were amazed at how wide the Columbia River is. If you have time, I highly recommend getting off I-84 and taking the Historic Columbia Highway past several of the most breathtaking waterfalls you will ever likely see. Especially Multnomah... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful view i love it , there is a trail to go on top of the fall but i didn't go there. But other then that we is gorgeous from the bridge. There is stores, bathrooms, information center.

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a short drive from Portland puts you in a natural wonderland filled with hiking trails and gorgeous water falls. The scenic drive to the gorge is beautiful - don't forget to pull off for some photos.

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