Columbia River
Gorge National
Scenic Area

The Columbia River Gorge is a canyon of the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Up to 4,000 feet (1,200 m) deep, the canyon stretches for over 80 miles (130 km) as the river winds westward through the Cascade Range forming the boundary between the State of Washington to the north and Oregon to the south. Extending roughly from the confluence of the Columbia with the Deschutes River (and the towns of Roosevelt, Washington, and Arlington, Oregon) in the east down to the eastern reaches of the Portland metropolitan area, the water gap furnishes the only navigable route through the Cascades and the only water connection between the Columbia River Plateau and the Pacific Ocean. The gorge holds federally protected status as a National Scenic Area called the Columbia…
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2,659 Mile Long Trail from Mexico to Canada
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The hike in to Aldrich Butte and Cedar Falls covers a little known section of th…
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The loop up and over Cedar Mountain takes in some of the territory south of Tabl…
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Table Mountain is one of the outstanding features of the Columbia River Gorge, i…
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