Trip Planner:   USA  /  Oregon  /  Nature  /  Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Oregon

(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.
Create a full Bridal Veil itinerary

(Bridal Veil is the nearest city to Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area)

map

Plan your trip to Bridal Veil

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Oregon by other users

10 days in Washington State & Oregon BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, outdoors, beaches, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, outdoors, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in Portland, Seattle & Vancouver BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Seattle, Portland & Vancouver BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Oregon Coast BY A USER FROM CANADA March, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Oregon BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Oregon Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, kids, popular PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Oregon BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 24 days in United States BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 42 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM DENMARK July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Pullman, Coos Bay & Portland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Pullman, Coos Bay & Portland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in San Diego & Portland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Parking can be difficult to find and the hike is long and strenuous. But this was one of the highlights of our trip to Portland and we'd love to go back again. 
  • Grab a map for the drive through the gorge and you will not be disappointed. The two main attractions are Multnomah Falls, and Oneonta Gorge to Oneonta Falls. The natural setting of both are stunning,...  more »
  • Le lieu est magique : un pont aérien en face d'une magnifique cascade. Du bas, les clichés sont très photogéniques mais il faut grimper le sentier (faisable et pas trop long avec des enfants à partir ...  more »