Columbia River Gorge Blog
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Welcome to the Skamania Lodge Blog. We wanted to give you a place to share your favorite Columbia River Gorge hotel memory or experience. Read, post, and share.
These stunning photos are of the State of Washington's Beacon Rock as seen from Strawberry Island. Strawberry Island is a wonderful, family friendly hiking area in North Bonneville and it sits along the Columbia River. Great views of the river, the Bonneville Dam, Beacon Rock and surrounding mountains. Strawberry Island is less than 10 minutes from Skamania Lodge.
There is such incredible beauty in the Pacific Northwest. Only a short 45 minute drive from Portland, Oregon - Skamania County and the Columbia River Gorge are a delighful destination for nature lovers!
Skamania Lodge has an extensive selection of both on-property and near-by recreational activities to consider when planning your vacation to the State of Washington.
Fall is a favorite time for hikers to hit the trails to discover the fabulous fall colors of the Columbia River Gorge, near Portland, Oregon. The City of Stevenson, Washington recently published an awesome article about the wonderful Fall colors that hikers can experience from The Cape Horn Trail, in the Columbia River Gorge, that we wanted to share with you.
The Cape Horn Trail is one of the newest hiking trails in Skamania County, featuring gorgeous views, rocky crags, streams, two waterfalls and fabulous fall colors. The entire loop is made up of two segments separated by Highway 14. The upper trail climbs from the trailhead, reaching a 1,300-foot high point along Pioneer Ridge and at the Nancy Russell Viewpoint. Both offer outstanding views of trees changing color all the way down the gorge.
The night time sky is gorgeous at Skamania Lodge, near Portland, Oregon. The Milky Way is on full display. This is just another wonder of The Gorge for all to enjoy. Showing nightly for the next two months at Skamania Lodge or wherever your imagination may lead you…
Looking for a good hike during your next visit to Skamania Lodge, try Wahclella Falls. Located just minutes from our Cascadian-style lodge, this 2-mile hike features the unique beauty of the PacNW. Towering tress. Tall rock cliffs. Flowing water leading to a breath-taking waterfall. There are more than 60 waterfalls from which to choose. Find your favorite during your next visit to Stevenson, Washington.
The Columbia River Gorge region has some of the best vistas for scenic photography. With wild flower season in full-bloom, Skamania Lodge IT Director, Henry Kammetler, took these beautiful photos while out and about in the Gorge yesterday.
The two color photos were taken at Tom McCall Ridge which is just outside Mosier, OR. The black and white photo was taken on the Catherine Creek Trail just outside of Bingen, WA.
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