The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area is located in south central Washington state and north central Oregon.
Where is this Forest?




The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area protects the spectacular canyon where the Columbia River cuts through the Cascade mountains - with cliffs and overlooks of Washington to the north and Oregon's mountains and waterfalls to the south. The Gorge is unique in its natural and cultural history, as well as its designation as a National Scenic Area

Graphic button: Plan your visit. Got a Map? Link to available maps for the Scenic Area.
Go Hiking! Link to hiking opportunities on the Scenic Area. Need a Recreation Pass? Link to information on various passes available for standard amenity fee sites.


Free Annual Pass for 4th Graders

Through Every Kid in a Park, 4th graders are eligible for a free annual pass, honored at our fee sites and other public lands nationwide!

Know Before You Go

Icy waterfall with bridge

Don't let winter snow and ice catch you by surprise - check our Alerts & Notices before heading to the Gorge!


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