westward through the Columbia River Gorge offers spectacular vistas of
the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. This bridge between the
eastern hills and high deserts of Oregon and Washington and the lush foliage
of the western portions of both states was intriguing to Lewis and Clark.
Today, explorers can share the same appreciation for the Columbia River
Gorge area while experiencing diverse outdoor activities and learning about
salmon migration and the region’s heritage.
West to Region 4Go
East to Region 2
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interest on the map below to learn more.