Mt. Hood and Columbia River Gorge Blog - The Dalles Chamber of Commerce

SOAP BOX DERBY
08/26/2016 | Event, The Dalles, The Dalles Chamber of Commerce, Transportation
Come one come all to the first annual Soap Box Derby in The Dalles OR, put on by The Dalles Chamber Of Commerce! Kids can race around in soap box cars for a day of fun and competition! Come on down September 10th and 11th for some good fun! Races begin at 10:30am or upon completion of pre-race weigh in and inspections.Have a child interested in participating in the event Oregon Soap Box Derby Club has Loaner Cars. They loan them out via contract on a first come, first served basis. Please note that cars are assigned based on weight and overall size of the participant.Learn more about this event at: http://dallesareachamber.chambermaster.com/events/details/route-30-soap-box-derby-09-10-2016-30960Discover more attractions, events, and activities you wont...  Read More
FORT DALLES 4TH
07/01/2016 | Event, The Dalles, The Dalles Chamber of Commerce
Happy 4th Of July! Come celebrate Independence Day at the Fort Dalles Forth Festival! The Rocket Run, Independence Day Parade, live music and the biggest fireworks display in Oregon are all happening today! Here are some frequently asked questions answered about Fort Dalles Forth Festival.Q: What time does the park open A: Gates will open at 5pm Sunday July 3rd. Monday, July 4th the park opens at 8:00am.Q: What time does the park close A: Our stage and vendors will shut down no later than 11:00pm. The park will be cleared and closed by 12:00amQ: Will there be seating available A: We do not provide chairs for Preferred or General Admission. You may bring your own blanket or lawn chair...  Read More
WEST COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE
WATERFALLS
One of the most iconic places in the Pacific North West, the Columbia River Gorge offers unparalleled waterfall scenery and canyon views. Visit the West Columbia Gorge area to stand at the base of waterfalls, boat on the mighty Columbia River, or to stand atop vistas and take in the view. READ MORE
THE DALLES
SUNSHINE
Boasting 300 days of sunshine a year, The Dalles is a place full of recreation, culture, and history. A historic Native American trading area, this city has been a center of commerce for over 10,000 years. A paradise for history buffs, cyclists, and wine aficionados, The Dalles is for all to enjoy. READ MORE
MT. HOOD TERRITORY
EXPLORATION
The only mountain offering summer skiing in North America, Mt. Hood and the surrounding territory never gets old. If you’re not a skier, put on your hiking boots, grab a fishing pole, or load up your kayak to explore the trails, lakes, and rivers, found throughout the area. READ MORE
HOOD RIVER
WATERSPORTS
Offering world-class kiteboarding and windsurfing, Hood River is where outdoor enthusiasts and adventure-seekers are drawn to. Close to the mountain, along the river, and nestled against superb farmland, visit this town for amazing restaurants, fresh produce, and an unrivaled watersport scene. READ MORE
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