Mt. Hood and Columbia River Gorge Blog - Corbett

WINTER AT MULTNOMAH FALLS LODGE
12/29/2016 | Corbett, Hiking, Waterfalls, West Columbia River Gorge
Twinkling lights and family getaways are just a few of the wonderful traditions that families share over the holiday season. Make sure to include a stop at the historic Multnomah Falls Lodge on your next trip to the West Columbia Gorge for a warm meal and spectacular winter wonderland waterfall views.Each winter the lodge shines bright with holiday lights and warms bellies with an upscale Northwest style cuisine at the restaurant. While there, don't miss the breathtaking view of glowing snow and ice surrounding the second highest year-round waterfall in our nation, Multnomah Falls.So, take a drive with your friends, family, and loved ones to the Multnomah Falls Lodge this winter and include it as one of your annual holiday...  Read More
LATOURELL FALLS
08/26/2016 | Corbett, Hiking, Recreation, Waterfalls, West Columbia River Gorge
Just past Vista House along the old Historic Columbia River Highway, you can get to this family friendly hike to view the beautiful Latourell Falls. Only 2.4 miles round trip, this is a great stop if you are traveling along the Historic Highway in the Columbia River Gorge to view one of the many beautiful waterfalls this area is known for! Trail DescriptionBeginning from the trailhead from the Historic Columbia River Highway (HCRH), follow the trail uphill to the left of Latourell Falls (or sometimes referred to as the lower falls). At the falls, the lichen-covered columnar basalt formations around the falls steal the show. Continue to the Upper Falls after crossing several bridges and following Henderson Creek. Finally you'll...  Read More
CROWN POINT RV PARK
07/14/2016 | Corbett, Lodging, Road Trip, West Columbia River Gorge
If you need a place to pull your RV in while you explore the Gorge, Crown Point RV Park is a great place for you. Located in a prime location for exploring, it offers all the amenities you may need. Come explore the Gorge and stay at Crown Point!Crown Point is located at the beginning of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. It is surrounded by some of Oregon's most beautiful waterfall areas and scenic views. Crown Point is enhanced by the country air, blue skies, bright stars, and cool summer evenings.Learn more about Crown Point RV Park at: www.crownpointrvpark.com/index.htmlDiscover more attractions, events and activities you wont want to miss-out on while visiting: The West Columbia River Gorge. Dont...  Read More
SONG CIRCLES AT VISTA HOUSE
07/13/2016 | Corbett, Event, Heritage, West Columbia River Gorge
Next Friday, July 22nd at 7 pm, Vista House will be hosting Song Circles! Come down and enjoy a beautiful sunset cast along the The Columbia River gorge, while singing along to campfire and folk songs! Love music And the Gorge Join musicians for a Song Circle with a view of the Columbia River Gorge. Sing along, play along, or just sit back and enjoy. Folk and campfire songs. Bring your family, friends, and neighbors and a chair. This event is suitable for all ages. Meet at Vista House at Crown Point; east of Portland just past Corbett on the Historic Columbia River Highway. Free.Learn more at: oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm do=thingstodo.dsp_event&eventId=45284Discover more attractions, events and activities you wont want to...  Read More
CORBETT FUN FEST
07/06/2016 | Corbett, Event, Food, West Columbia River Gorge
Come on down to Corbett OR for our annual 4th of July Fun Festival. A pancake feast in the morning, followed by our traditional Springdale to Corbett parade, then a whole day of of fun activities and live music! Then end the day with a boom at the Corbett Fireworks show!Following the Parade A Full Day of Fun & Activities!A full line up of music, contests, food, attractions, games, a water slide, a mechanical bull, inflatables, paddle boats, archery, human hamster balls, vendor booths, a generational queens court and other great entertainment for everyone plus the only fireworks show in East county. Directions here. Vendors will be open and ready to sell at 11:00 am. | FunZone for kids...  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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