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Skamania Lodge Recommends You Visit the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Centerphoto

Just a short walk from Skamania Lodge you will find a must see when visiting Skamania County – The Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center. The center is filled with the history of Skamania County and the Columbia River Gorge. Its mission is to bring to life the human stories and natural history of one of our nation’s most compelling landscapes.

The Skamania County Historical Society will assemble, collect, preserve, exhibit and make available for future generations any and all historical data, information and artifacts, obtained for the education and enjoyment of Skamania County and Columbia River Gorge residents and visitors.

Explore over a dozen distinct exhibits including First Peoples – The Cascade Chinook, Clahclehlah and the Corridor of Commerce, Turning Point and Natural History of the Gorge.

The museum is open daily from 10:00am until 5:00pm (closed New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day).

Admission is $10 for adults.  Special rates are available for seniors, students, children and families. 

The museum is handicapped accessible.

We encourage you to visit this wonderful gorge attraction filled with 15,000 years of history.

This lodge is one of the friendliest places I know. Everyone seems to genuinely enjoy working there and doing whatever they can to assist the guests.

Jeanne, Salem Oregon



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