Wedding Party Experiences
Skamania Lodge is more than a ceremony and reception site for your Portland, Oregon wedding. Our beautiful 175-acre property provides you, your bridal party, your family and friends the perfect destination to relax, rejuvenate and celebrate before and after the wedding.
Start planning your Wedding Party Experiences and call 509-427-2515 or complete our Request For Proposal.
The excitement is building for your big day, so why wait to celebrate? Bridal showers at Skamania Lodge are the perfect way to celebrate the bridal party. Cheers over champagne brunch or a special luncheon at Garden Patio. Visit near by wineries, or relax and pamper yourselves with fun do it yourself spa bundles.
Recommended Bridal Shower Activities:
Welcome Receptions & Rehearsal Dinners
For destination weddings at Skamania Lodge, welcome receptions are a delightful way to meet and mingle with friends and family from both parties. Share your first toast to the happy couple with drinks and delicious appetizers the night before they say “I do”.
Welcome Reception Favorites:
- A fun hour or two of meet and mingling at Garden Patio or Meadow Patio
- Catered with drinks and heavy appetizers
Whether it’s an intimate dinner in Cascade Dining Room or Glacier Hall with your closest family and friends, or a fun and laid-back evening barbecue at our Forest Firepit. Your rehearsal dinner can reflect any social style you as a couple enjoy.
Rehearsal Dinner Favorites:
- Outdoor barbecue and s'mores at the Forest Firepit. *Combine this with Axe Throwing to make it a casual and fun night!
- Intimate dinner in Cascade Dining Room or Glacier Hall.
Skamania Lodge Adventures
Thrill your wedding party with our on-site Adventure Park. Choose from three incredible options: Zipline Tour, Aerial Park Obstacle Course or Axe Throwing.
Bring the benefits of yoga – reduced stress, improved flexibility and balance, increased strength – to your wedding party before the big day. We’ll provide a certified yoga instructor, a comfortable space and yoga mats for up to 30 guests.
For those with a spirit of adventure, whitewater rafting is the ideal wedding weekend activity. Experience Raft Class III and IV rapids on the Middle Gorge of the White Salmon River with our trusted professional partners as your guides.
The Columbia River Gorge is filled with more than 50 sparkling waterfalls. Hike together and view these wonders of nature. The waterfall tour includes a professional guide, transportation, bottled water and a snack.
Nestled within the valleys of the Cascade Mountains, you will find numerous rivers and lakes to try your skills at the sport of fly fishing. Your group will spend a half or full day on the river, with the type of fish varying with the season.
Washington State is renowned for the variety and quality of wine produced in our vineyards. Enjoy tours at three local wineries, including transportation, bottled water and a tasting at each venue.
Stop at three local breweries to enjoy the best brews of the Gorge and learn more about types of beers and ales, the brewing process and the local masters. Your group’s brewery tour includes transportation, bottled water and a pint at each brewery.
View After an unforgettable ceremony and reception the night before, send-off the happy couple with a farewell brunch. Gather for one last incredible meal together at Skamania’s Garden Patio or breathtaking Riverview Pavilion catered with delicious bites and champagne flights.
Farewell Brunch Favorites:
- For smaller intimate gatherings, enjoy outdoor brunch at our beautiful Garden Patio
- For larger outdoor gatherings, enjoy brunch at our breathtaking Riverview Pavilion
Tucked inside our evergreen forest stand six whimsical tree houses. Slip away to this romantic hidwaway for your wedding night. Celebrate your bridal shower with s'mores and drinks at the private fire pit. Or get groomed and glammed for your big day inside the tree house's luxurious bathroom and open living space.