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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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Bike and Hike: Columbia River Gorge Adventure from Portland
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Morning Half-Day Multnomah Falls and Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls Tour from...
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Portland Sightseeing Tour Including Columbia Gorge Waterfalls

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Beautiful waterfall and bridges

My favorite was Multnomah falls. It was the prettiest one I have ever seen. I also like the Bridge Of the Gods. I remember it from the movie Wild and I got to see it in person.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary W
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Portland, Maine
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125 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice fairly gentle hike to a beautiful waterfall overlook. Some great photo opportunities. Only complaint, too crowded.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite was Multnomah falls. It was the prettiest one I have ever seen. I also like the Bridge Of the Gods. I remember it from the movie Wild and I got to see it in person.

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Albany, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly one of my favorite places to visit in Oregon. The Vista House, Multnomah Falls (lodge restaurant is good too), numerous other falls all the way to Hood River. I adore this area and all the beautiful hikes. I go back again and again.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Parking can be difficult to find and the hike is long and strenuous. But this was one of the highlights of our trip to Portland and we'd love to go back again.

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Troy, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Grab a map for the drive through the gorge and you will not be disappointed. The two main attractions are Multnomah Falls, and Oneonta Gorge to Oneonta Falls. The natural setting of both are stunning, but in high summer, be ready for the crowds. For ideal photo opportunities, I would recommend visiting (if possible) during the late afternoon or early... More 

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Dallas, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

Just a short drive from Portland you'll find a huge amount of trails and waterfalls to explore for the day. This area can get crowded in the high season but there are so many trails I'm sure you can escape the crowds.

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oregon coast
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

The falls are the #2 attraction in Oregon. It is crowded with visitors. The falls are very scenic and there is a gift shop and restaurant at street level. We had a very nice meal in the restaurant and enjoyed the walk up to the bridge. It is a must have KODAK moment. The scenery on the drive up the... More 

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Portland, OR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

Over the past 20 years,I've taken nearly every one of my visitors for a ride or a hike or hikes in the Gorge. I've gone for hikes with local friends and yes, I keep going back. It is a beautiful area if you love waterfalls. Go and go again.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

One of the most beauty full spots between the state of Oregon and Washington state. Personally, preferred the Oregon State side of the border.

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Vancouver, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 354 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

We recently moved from Bowling Green KY to the PNW and our new home is only 20 minutes from the gorge. So needless to say we spend a lot of time here and every single time we drive into the gorge it looks different and is so beautiful, no matter what time of day, no matter what season and no... More 

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