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It's an odd structure, a stone octagon in "German art nouveau" style.
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40700 E Historic Columbia River Hwy, Corbett, OR 97019-9725
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of Oregon's free parks, there is limited parking and a lot of people come up here. It was designed to be a place for people to stop and get a good view. There is a gift shop which is so small, it makes it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice to explore the view of the Columbia river and surround or the sunset, free of entrance, available coffee shop

Thank year062
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vista House is a grand architectural beauty on the Historic Columbia River Highway at Crown Point promontory. The 100-year-old building is magnificent, and the views of the Columbia River are the best. Parking can be a problem, but patience is key since visitors are constantly...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views here are amazing. Honestly, stunning. Rolling hills, rivers, and there is a small museum there on the cliff.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first stop for our drive along the Columbia River Gorge Highway was Vista House. We saw it and had no idea what it was, but the walkway had great ‘vista’ points of the river. I don’t know if it is ever rented out for...More

Thank Violette54
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Incredible building and views of the Columbia River valley and Columbia Gorge. Hard to imagine that this was built as a rest stop on the road to Portland. This is a hidden gem. We talked to long time Portland residents who had never heard of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do not miss stopping at Vista House along the old Columbia River Highway. It is an interesting building and the view of the Columbia River is outstanding. The helpful staff informed us of the road closing along the old Columbia River Highway. We spent the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Vista House is a great place to view the Columbia River Gorge. There are spectacular views 360 degrees. The stained glass work is really beautiful and there is a lot of information about this historic landmark. Parking can be tricky on a busy tourist day.

Thank Tracy R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Came across Vista Point and really enjoyed the views and history. Actually led to a bi-plane flight in Troutdale!

Thank Randal M
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Love this place. My second visit. Loved the gift shop. Sunny warm day Sept 24th on a Monday. Views are stunning. Larch Mountain View was closed. Hopefully reopens next year.

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smalltownNorCal
21 July 2016|
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Response from TirelessWorker | Reviewed this property |
This is not a road to be afraid of. It curves gently as it elevates. Go slowly and enjoy the view.
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