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Creative & Brainstorming Sessions

Not all meetings happen behind a desk...

Step outside the box and wow your team with creative meeting spaces, experiential teambuilding, and nourishing catering options at our Washington State conference center. 

Experience is Everything. 

Take a Peek at the Small Meetings & Retreats Before You. 

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Inspire Your Team Outside the Office

Off-site meetings are to work what vacations are to life. They inject fun, camaraderie, and creativity into a team. And just like searching for a vacation destination, an off-site meeting venue should reflect the experiences and goals your team is looking to acheive.

With 23 state of the art meeting rooms and over 22,000 sq feet of indoor meeting and event space, Skamania features a variety of unique meeting venues from soft seating in our Washington Room to the breathtaking views at the Riverview Pavilion. Continue below to learn more about our recommended meeting spaces for creative and brainstorm style meetings. 

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The Washington Room and connecting Boulder Terrace

The Washington Room

The Washington Room

The Washington Room

The Riverview Pavilion

The Riverview Pavilion

The Riverview Pavilion

The Washington Room and connecting Boulder Terrace

View Features of The Washington Room

The Washington Room 

This cozy and sophisticated soft seating space is designed for creative meetings. Bright and warm, it's comfortable and conversational style décor will put everyone at ease and prepare the team for positive collaboration.

As an added bonus, the Washington Room includes the adjacent outdoor Boulder Terrace with additional patio seating, private fire pit and café lighting, affording an indoor/outdoor meeting experience.

Capacity: Reception - 20

Size: 713 sq ft.


  • Hanging lights and hardwood floors
  • Rolling buffet station with beverage fridge
  • Built-in 60" flat screen TV
  • Chalkboard wall
  • Soft seating
  • Giant scrabble board
  • Various board games
  • Vintage-style record player
  • Specialized Food and Beverage Offerings

View Features of The Riverview Pavilion

Riverview Pavilion

The Riverview Pavilion 


  • Breathtaking views of the Cascade Mountains & Columbia River
  • 2,500 square feet of covered event space
  • Two indoor fireplaces
  • Two outdoor fire pits
  • Warm café lighting
  • Chef's outdoor grill
  • Built-in heating
  • Restrooms 

View Features of The Forest Fire Pit

The Forest Fire Pit


  • Café lights for ambiance
  • Private Fire pit
  • Covered seating area with casual seating
  • Restrooms
  • Peaceful setting tucked away from the main Lodge
  • Beautiful views of the Red Bluff Mountains

View Features of Baker Room

Baker Room 


  • Classroom 24
  • H Square 24
  • U Shape 20
  • Theater 40
  • Reception 30
  • Rounds 40
  • Conference 20

Size: 713 sq ft. 


  • Floor to ceiling windows
  • Access to outdoor terrace
  • Pull down screen

Get the Creative Juices Flowing


Explore Skamania's experiential team building activities that pull you away from the desk and into the Gorge, so you can truly bond as a team.

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Nourish Your Attendees

Dining & Catering

Drink in breathtaking views and savor locally sourced Northwest cuisine by Chef Zac Janssen in Skamania's largest restaurant, or fuel your team with fresh, nutritious and delicious catering menus for your off-site meeting near Portland, Oregon. 

Full-Service Catering 


  • Fresh sustainably sourced ingredients
  • Creative, nutritious, and declicious meal choices for buffets or plated meals
  • Healthy and energizing morning and/or afternoon break options
  • Catering customizable to your group's taste


  1. View Catering Menu for Groups 25 or Less

Cascade Dining Room 


  • Panoramic windows with mesmerizing views of the Cascade Mountains and Columbia River
  • Fresh locally sourced ingredients 
  • Fun, casual, and authentic Pacific Northwest restaurant atmosphere 
  • Delicious high-quality menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Award winning wine list
  • Creative cocktails and local craft beers
  1. View Cascade Dining Room

Ready to Start Planning?

So are we. Complete a Request for Proposal or contact Skamania Group Sales at 800-376-9116.

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