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Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Tour

Spend the day in the Columbia River Gorge and you will see first-hand the breathtaking beauty that visitors have raved about for years. Simply follow Highway 14 for arguably one of the most scenic drives in the country.

Pendleton Woolen Mills

Visit the internationally-known woolen leader and take a tour of the Pendleton Woolen Mills to get a taste of how the products are made and why they are beloved by so many. Plus, you can pick up clothes, material, or the perfect wool blanket for that picturesque picnic later in the day!

Beacon Rock

One of the tallest monoliths in the country, this 898-foot tall viewing point atop the core of a volcano is located just 20 minutes east of Washougal on Highway 14 and truly captures the beauty of the Gorge. You can choose to enjoy the 9,500 feet of freshwater shoreline or hike the switchback trail with unparalleled views.

Historical Town of Stevenson, Washington 

Immerse yourself in the history at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum, take a hike or bike ride through the picturesque terrain, or grab a frosty pint at Walking Man Brewery in Stevenson. This small town nestled along the Columbia River Gorge offers an array of outdoor activities, historical attractions, and great food and drink.

Gorge-ous Waterfalls & Wildflowers

Find these heightened cascades worth a few miles of hiking on the Washington side of the Gorge: Cape Horn Falls and Rodney and Hardy Falls on the Hamilton Mountain loop. Upper Rock Creek Falls and Dog Creek Falls are within .1 miles of the closest parking spot. Find the best scenes for wildflower viewing on these trails in the spring: Dog Mountain, Coyote Wall, and Catherine Creek.

Don't miss the unbelievable vistas from the car at sunset on your way back to the Couve. Try Cape Horn Viewpoint for a picture-perfect last stop. Read more about the Columbia River Gorge on our webpage, focused on Washington side adventures.

 

 

 

 

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