Columbia River Gorge is a canyon of the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest of the United States, spanning southern Washington State and northern Oregon State. Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area encompasses 292,500 acres—the entire length of the Columbia River Gorge. Stretching from rainforest to desert, and from sea level to mountains, the Columbia Gorge provides a wide range of habitat for plants and animals.
One of the major tourist attractions along Columbia River Gorge is Multnomah Falls. Plummeting 620 feet, this world famous waterfalls is the second highest year-round waterfall in the United States with Nearly 2 million visitors each year.
Columbia River Gorge Scenic Stops
- Beacon Rock State Park
- Benson Lake State Park
- Bonneville Lock and Dam, Salmon Fish Hatchery
- Multnomah Falls Hiking Trail Loop