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Vista House

40700 E Historic Columbia River Hwy, Corbett, OR 97019-9725
+1 503-695-2230
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It's an odd structure, a stone octagon in "German art nouveau" style.
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“crown point” (32 reviews)
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40700 E Historic Columbia River Hwy, Corbett, OR 97019-9725
+1 503-695-2230
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

August 23, 2017 - We drove down the Oregon Trail (Route 30) from Portland to get more scenic views than driving down the expressway. After awhile, we made our way to the Vista House, which has stood since 1917. Vista House is a museum at...More

1  Thank JerryH9905
Reviewed 26 September 2017

You should NOT miss an opportunity to see this gorgeous vista. The Vista House is well maintained and the people you meet are incredibly diverse. WONDERFUL

Thank clarson2016
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Stopped here after Multnomah Falls. The house itself was closed but the views of the valley were great and worth at least a few minutes to look around. The old highway getting to the house is fairly narrow in spots and the parking area I...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This place has a lovely view, both inside the building and outside. Its a quick little stop on the way to all the waterfalls. There are guides there to tell you about the history of it. We had no trouble parking at 10 am on...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017

The Columbia River Gorge is one of the 7 Wonders of Oregon and Vista House may be its crown jewel. The building, dating back to 1918, rests on Crown Point some 733 feet above he river. We started off by walking around the grounds taking...More

Thank westie2
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We are so glad we stopped at the ranger's station before we left Multnomah Falls Lodge Restaurant after lunch. The Ranger was very helpful and knowledgeable. She highlighted on a map the places we should stop during our drive along the gorge. Vista House was...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Do it! Get up there! Even though it was hazy from the smoke from the fires, the view was wonderful. The Vista House 'story' is interesting. So glad previous generations had the foresight and generosity to create beautiful spaces that we can enjoy today.

Thank Zephyr55126
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Vista House is a Museum at Crown Point in Multnomah County. It is around 30 min drive from Portland and offers panoramic view of Columbia River Gorge

Thank travelerKolkata
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We could see this location as we drove along the scenic highway. Had hoped for a pull off to take pictures but this location far exceeded our expectations. Nice that there were restrooms and a gift shop but the view was primo!! Do stop here....More

Thank Ronzo11
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We were experiencing wildfire smoke when we visited the Vista House, but the views in all directions were still spectacular. The house itself is very interesting, too, with museum quality displays on the main floor and also on the lower floor where there is great...More

Thank MartyW60
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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.