Columbia River

The Columbia River is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. The river rises in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. It flows northwest and then south into the US state of Washington, then turns west to form most of the border between Washington and the state of Oregon before emptying into the Pacific Ocean. The river is 1,243 miles (2,000 km) long, and its largest tributary is the Snake River. Its drainage basin is roughly the size of France and extends into seven US states and a Canadian province. The fourth-largest river in the United States by volume, the Columbia has the greatest flow of any North American river entering the Pacific. The Columbia and its tributaries have been central to the region's culture and economy for thousands of years.…
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For a major exposure to the Pacific Northwest's history of Anglo-American settle…
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You can do this exploration of a publicly-owned Columbia River island only in th…
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There are several walking possibilities leading east and west from the Vancouver…
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The Horsethief Lake section of the Columbia Hills State Park contains a unique s…
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NOTICE: Most trails on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge are closed un…
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Take a quiet, flat stroll out to the northern tip of Sauvie Island. You will be …
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This is a short stroll through a historical area just west of Bonneville Dam. Th…
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