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Address: Hood River, OR 97031
Phone Number: 541-386-2333
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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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Never Tire of the Ever-Changing Scenery

The drive between The Dalles and Portland is always magnificent. The last weekend in September, 2016, provided even better-than-average vistas, especially Sunday through Tuesday... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Central Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The drive between The Dalles and Portland is always magnificent. The last weekend in September, 2016, provided even better-than-average vistas, especially Sunday through Tuesday brought Chamber-of-Commerce weather all three days. Whether wine-tasting on the Washington side of the Columbia, in Hood River downtown or driving through the Gorge, we were treated to a vast array of changing scenes along our... More 

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Buffalo
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163 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were awed by the Gorge area. The river, cliffs, mountains, waterfalls, and hikes. All spectacular. We were lucky enough to have sunny days, so the views were breathtaking.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took the scenic highway and visited multiple waterfall locations. I stopped at the Vista House and went over the Bridge of the Gods into Washington State.

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Oxnard, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I love the Gorge. There is so much to do and so much to explore and discover. You can fish, rent a boat, sit in a paddle wheeler, drive along the shores, camp...you get the point. It's amazing and delightful! Go!

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New Braunfels, Texas
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything about this was beautiful. You don't have to stop at every waterfall, but of course don't miss Multnomah Falls. We wore ourselves out by the time we reached this one but it is beautiful without hiking to the top. Bonneville Dam is not worth the drive but the fish hatchery is very interesting and the grounds are beautiful. Glad... More 

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Louisville KY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

You can imagine the feelings Lewis and Clark experienced as they ventured down the Columbia, it has drawn millions since then. From watching King salmon climb the fish ladder at Bonneville Dam, September; to water dropping hundreds of feet from ancient cliff faces, 8 on 9 falls along West 30, young and old alike like nature. For the adventurous, sail... More 

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Washington State
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taken by this beautiful landscape and riverscape. I spent the days in a painting workshop. My husband hiked on easy to moderate trails while I was in class. We were both taken by this town, its eateries, and its personality.

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Danville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Get there early in the day to beat the crowds and bring your camera! There are so many places to stop and enjoy the beauty of nature.

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Ellenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Each time I visit the Pacific Northwest, I fall more and more in love with the area. Being a flat lander from Florida, I enjoy the mountains, the waterfalls and the other breathtaking natural wonders of the Gorge. Takes my breath away every time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Traffic and parking is impossible after 11:30am or so. Go early, as early as you can. None of the hikes to the falls was very difficult unless you went to the top. This is a must see.

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