Explore the Gorge
See The Natural Wonders of the Columbia River Gorge For Yourself
Inside the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area is a wondrous natural paradise tucked away from the rest of the world. Hike through the Cascade Mountains, whitewater raft down the White Salmon, or sip your way through the Gorge's best breweries & wineries. Whatever thrill seeking experiences you're looking for, discover them here, the place where true adventure begins.
With the highest concentration of waterfalls in the nation, stumbling upon a magnificent rush of fresh falling water is easier to discover than you think. Plunging from vertical basalt cliffs, the myriad of Gorge waterfalls can be witnessed roadside on a drive along the Columbia River Highway or by foot on a number of breathtaking waterfall hikes.