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“Beautiful views and great drive along the gorge” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Crown Point State Park

Crown Point State Park
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$105.00*
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Portland Sightseeing Tour Including Columbia Gorge Waterfalls
Ranked #4 of 12 things to do in Corbett
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Owner description: A lofty spot reachable by car along the canyon.
Esbjerg, Denmark
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202 reviews
92 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Beautiful views and great drive along the gorge”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2013

We were so happy that we decided to get off the big main road and drive on the smaller and more scenic route (E Historic Columbia River Highway) - which also took us to this viewpoint.

Visited March 2013
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Glen Allen, Virginia
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192 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“The view is everything”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2013

It was very hot and crowded, but the views are amazing. We had traveled the "wrong way" down Route 30, starting at Hood River, so did not need the travel info. We lingered near the info. desk but neither of the staff asked if they could help. That is the first time in ten days we found Oregonians to be less than helpful. Took a few pictures and left quickly.

Visited June 2013
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Canby, Oregon
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“I could see for miles and miless”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013

This site is amazing and a must for those who love scenic views. It's windy because it is up on a cliff, but that's part of what makes it exciting. If you have a couple of quarters, you can pop them into the viewing binoculars they have stationed around the point. This allows you to see even more details of the magnificent gorge.
Crown Point is the home of the Vista House, which is a small museum-like visitors center with a gift shop. Unfortunately, we showed up after hours and were unable to go in.

Visited June 2013
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Titusville
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1,602 reviews
1,083 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,294 helpful votes
“A view and local knowledge”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2013

The building is impressive and there are murals on the lower level that describe it" construction, along with a gift shop and snack area. There is an balcony/walkway with a 360 view. Outside you can walk around the large space and take pictures up and down the Columbia. Get you maps and information regarding the waterfall over the next 7 miles. Go on a clear day if possible.

Visited June 2013
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North Bonneville, Washington
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“great view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013

The road to the point is narrow and windy, so do be careful and go slow! It is almost always VERY windy , so be VERY careful when you get out of your car, you really do need to only open one door at a time(serious) However, that being said after all the cautions--go, its a beautiful view.

Visited January 2013
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