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This was the original location for an inn which is no longer there. From this viewpoint, you can see the Vista House and get pictures of the Columbia River. There is also a monument to historical events in the area.
I have many photos of the Vista House. My best ones were taken from The Portland Women's Forum. Sunny days or rainy days, morning or evening, you'll get excellent shots. Bring a tripod, and maybe a jacket. Great location!
If you are unable to hike but would still like a fantastic view of the gorge then this viewpoint is ideal. Nice thing is that isn't crowded and is on the way to the Vista House. It provides a spectacular backdrop for a wonderful photo.
Just pull off Hwy 30 into a nice. Parking area and take a stroll along the walk to the point at North end. This is perfect place to watch a sun rise and some coffee you brought in the thermos. You can look across to...More