MT HOOD / COLUMBIA GORGE
24 THE PORTLAND GUIDE | Discover Oregon Tall, majestic and in Portland’s backyard, Mt.
Hood is an ideal get-away. Between Mt. Hood
and Portland lies the beautiful, basalt-lined
Columbia Gorge. For breathtaking scenery,
the old Columbia River Scenic Highway fronts
Multnomah Falls, climbing to 725 feet above
the Columbia River and offering a 30-mile
Heading along I-84, visit Hood River,
Bonneville Dam and Cascade Locks (launch site
for the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler). Visit
Bradford Island to watch migrating fish jumping
ladders behind glass walls. The Bridge of the
Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center
Gods takes you to the Washington side of the
Columbia and a town called Stevenson, home of
the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum,
depicting the area’s history.
Further east in Oregon, visit the Old West!
Envision a time when saloon girls, trappers and
pioneers traveled the streets of The Dalles’ historic
downtown. Nestled along the banks of the
Columbia River, The Dalles is ideal for cycling,
hiking, rafting and angling and has been named to
True West’s—2014 Top Ten True Western
Towns list. History buffs, explorers, wildflower
admirers and architectural lovers also know The
Dalles to be one of Oregon’s best escapes.
• 23,000 square feet to explore
• Meeting and event rentals
• Family and group rates
• Open 9am - 5pm daily
Plan your visit today.
990 SW Rock Creek Drive, Stevenson, WA 98648
email@example.com | www.columbiagorge.org | 509.427.8211
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