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The Columbia River Gorge, a 75-mile canyon through the Cascades, is a broad, picturesque river with water-controlling dams.
Hood River, OR 97031
+1 541-386-2333
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After eating we headed down to the ricer front and what a great view of kite sailors and wind boarders. Really big park area and swimming area for the youngsters. All the kids had a blast playing and the adults taking in the view. The...More

Thank Conrad J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This area is so beautiful and amazing!! The bridge alone that crosses the mouth of the Columbia River where it meets the ocean and takes you from Oregon to Washington state or vise-versa... is a memorable treat!!!

2  Thank tntntnt2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

This mes for a great day trip from Portland to get out of the city for a day. You can take your time driving along the river, stopping along the way at spots that interest you. There's a fish hatchery, a dam with visitor center,...More

1  Thank James I
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Columbia River Gorge with it's hiking trails and waterfalls is a normally a fabulous experience. It was damaged last year by a huge fire and many of the trails are closed. Best to check with Hood River Country Sheriff and put off your visit...More

2  Thank llbalmuth
Reviewed 1 week ago

If your into just relaxing or want to hike or do water activities, there is something for everyone. We went to relax and enjoy the pool and work on our tans, but there is plenty to do and see in this area.

Thank Vinny C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed driving down the gorge on both sides of the river. We were interested in the damn and also the fish hatchery. At the damn we were able to go into the Visitor Center and see the salmon swimming Upstream it was remarkable.

1  Thank janicepk
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been through the gorge several times over many years and it still amazes me. The falls are wonderful and the columbia river is full of history a great place to spend a day or a week

Thank Gerry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beautiful river is one of the most gorgeous landscapes I have ever seen. We spent 3 days there exploring the aera.

Thank sushiDarmstadt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive along the south shore of the Columbia River Gorge is one of the most scenic drives we've ever taken. In my opinion is rivals California's Pacific Coast Highway for scenic beauty. Our biggest disappointment was that most of the Historic Columbia River Highway...More

2  Thank CalsYoKeig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful kiting at a world famous location. The town itself is a cozy, sleepy little retreat with wonderful restaurants and sites.

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1 July 2018|
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Response from Shannon P | Reviewed this property |
As answered above, all the gorge is great for hiking, but the waterfall area in Oregon is more famous for waterfalls.
6 April 2018|
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Response from Margaret M | Reviewed this property |
The Columbia Gorge sternwheeler is based out of Cascade Locks and the Portland Spirit is based out of Portland Kayaking is very popular on both sides of the river as is guided sport fishing on this powerful river way👍 Hotel... More
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30 March 2018|
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Response from Loren M | Reviewed this property |
The gorge is still worth the drive Multnomah Falls is open and a must. Hood River is a fun little town with great food.