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Summers at Skamania

Discover everything from holiday packages, festive workshops, delicious dining celebrations, local holiday events, and so ho-ho-ho much more.

Summer Golf in Our Backyard

Something fun for everyone! Perfect for players of all skill levels, the Gorge 9 is a walking short course highlighting the unique Columbia Gorge landscape. Surrounded by towering evergreens, our Little Eagle 18-hole putting course brings couples, friends and family together, putters in hand. Easy to start and fun to master, our new Fling Golf is for all ages! Try one of the fastest growing sports in the world on our disc golf course! Rent or buy discs, and test your skills in our beautiful Backyard.

Don't Miss Skamania Lodge Adventures!
Open Daily

Join us for an unforgettable outdoor experience this summer. Release your inner child with our exhilarating zipline tours! Plan your getaway to Skamania to include our self-guided Aerial Park. E-biking is all the rage, and Skamania Lodge is excited to now offer this fun way to explore the wonders of our unique part of the Columbia River Gorge. Channel your inner lumberjack with Skamania Lodge Adventures Axe Throwing!

Build a Forest Friend Workshop
Father’s Day Weekend June 15 & 16 | Independence Day Holiday July 4, 5 & 6 | Summer Saturdays July 13, 20 & 27, August 3, 10, 17 & 24 | Labor Day Holiday August 31 & September 1

Children will love creating their very own stuffed animal!  Make one to give dad, celebrate July 4th or mark the end of summer on Labor Day weekend. This 10 minute family friendly activity includes a 15-inch plush woodland animal to stuff, wishing heart to hide inside and naming birth certificate. No reservations required, openings available throughout workshop times.  Admission tickets available in our Gift Shop, $30 per animal.  3:30PM-5PM each day.

Paint wih a Twist
June 15th | July 20th | August 17th | September 21st

Release your creative spirit when you join us in the Gorge Room for Paint with a Twist. Reservations include all supplies you’ll need to create a masterpiece with guidance from our seasoned art instructor. Book your spot today for this long-time favorite at Skamania!

Summer Concert Series
Sundays, June 1 - September 1 & July 4 | 5pm - 7pm

Our summer concert series is back and better than ever! The season’s line-up of Pacific Northwest artists spans pop, blues, country, rock, jazz, folk and more.

Friday Tastings
May 31 – August 30 | 5pm – 7pm

Join us at The Backyard Grill for free tastings by local vintners, craft distillers and brewers.6/14 - Cathedral Ridge | 6/21 – SuLei Cellars | 6/28 – VALO | 7/5 – VALO | 7/12 – Ananke Mead | 7/19 – VALO | 7/26 – Cathedral Ridge | 8/2 – Solena Estate | 8/9 – Cathedral Ridge | 8/16 – VALO | 8/23- Cathedral Ridge | 8/30 – VALO

The Toy Box
May 24 - September 8

Dive into our Toy Box full of activities and games on the lawn to enjoy with your friends and family! Pass a Frisbee, start a lively game of pickle ball, or initiate a board game tournament. Rain or shine, you’re never bored when you reach into the Toy Box!

Three Trails Challenge
June 1 - September 8

Celebrate summer with our Three Trails Challenge! Grab a map at the front desk, complete all three trails on property (a total of 5k), and track your progress using the tracking app of your choice. Show the front desk you’ve completed all three to earn a Skamania-branded reusable water bottle.

Forest Bathing

All Year Self-guided forest bathing is a joy in every season, and summer is no exception. The Skamania forest bathing experience begins with our Forest Bathing Guide, available at the front desk in the lobby. The guide is designed to take into the forest and give you a sense of focus, tranquility and connection. Intentional time amidst our trees is proven to awaken your senses, renew your energy and connect you with nature.

Search for Sasquatch Tracks
June 1 - September 8

Looking for an outdoor scavenger hunt? Summer is the season to search for the tracks of Skamania’s own Scout the Sasquatch along the Creek Loop trail. Start by The Backyard pro shop and follow the orange trail markers. When you spot those unmistakable Sasquatch footprints, take pictures and show them at the front desk to win your fun prize.

S'mores Night
Sunday, January 14th @ 7pm
$7 per person

Join us for a movie and s'mores! We'll have all the goodies for marshmallow toasting and s'more building - plus a full bar and a fun movie starting at 8pm! Hotel guests and local residents are welcome to attend. No reservations are required. 

Thursday, December 21
5pm - 8pm

Come help us celebrate the longest night of the year amidst the beauty of the Columbia River Gorge. Enjoy music by John Ross, festive bites by five extraordinary chefs, psychic/mediumship readings by Elias Patras, and more as we welcome the return of the sun.

Sunday, December 31

Goodbye 2023, and hello 2024! Ring in the new year with fun dining and entertainment at Skamania.

Sunday, December 31

Goodbye 2023, and hello 2024! Ring in the new year with fun dining and entertainment at Skamania. We have both family-friendly and 21+ only ways to celebrate.

Local Summer Events

Gorge Blues & Brews Festival

June 21-22
Make plans to stay at Skamania and take in the 31st Annual Gorge Blues and Brews Festival. Enjoy a weekend filled with live blues, refreshing craft brews, fab food and cool people. The Festival takes place at the Skamania Fairgrounds in Stevenson.

4th of July Celebration & Fireworks

Everything’s big here, and this includes our 4th of July fireworks display, which take place at the Skamania County Fairgrounds.

Gorge Outrigger Canoe Races

July 5-6

Plan now to immerse yourself in the experience that has been the leading event for outrigger canoe racers in the Columbia River since 1997. This two-day event features races, prizes, clinics and more.

Columbia River Gorge Bluegrass Festival

July 25-28
This popular festival takes place at the Skamania County Fairgrounds right here in Stevenson. Co-sponsored by Skamania Lodge, this fun event features live bluegrass music, workshops, contests and more.

Stevenson Waterfront Music Festival

August 2-3
Plan your getaway to Skamania to include this fun local event. Experience the sites, sounds and favors of the Stevenson community at this annual music festival that spans the entire waterfront in Stevenson. Enjoy great live music, local food and drinks and activities for all ages!

FireFest NW

August 30 - September 1

Celebrate everything Pacific Northwest during this local music and arts gathering over Labor Day weekend. There’s food and fun for the whole family!

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