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Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Oregon

Categories: Bodies of Water, Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.9/5 based on 4,400+ reviews on the web
A popular destination for hiking, snowboarding, skiing, biking, and fishing, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area transitions from temperate rainforest to dry grasslands in just under 130 km (80 mi). Up to 1,200 m (4,000 ft) deep, the gorge stretches along the boundary between Washington and Oregon and contains a high concentration of waterfalls, with nearly 100 on the Oregon side alone. An important water transportation corridor for millennia, this river canyon offers you a chance to discover a sprawling world of pristine forests, streams, lakes, wetlands, and prehistoric sites. Take advantage of scenic drives, picnic areas, hiking trails, and panoramic lookouts. You can set up a tent or trailer at one of the area's designated campgrounds. Add Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and other attractions to your Bridal Veil trip itinerary using our Bridal Veil holiday planner.
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  • awe inspiring natural wonder; it's sometimes crowded, but well worth the patience required at times... 
  • Travel the scenic highway without a time limit as you'll want to stop at every vista. The pouring rain did not dampen our spirits or our photo shoots. 
  • We took Historical Route 30 to find the Multnomah Waterfall. One of seven falls on our water fall tour.. It was absolutely gorgeous and worth the winding roads. Get there in the morning before the tou...  read more »
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