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


Learning Center

Students and teachers cross a field of long grass in line.National forests are the ultimate "outdoor classroom," with natural processes and human activities interacting in all sorts of interesting ways. In this section of the web site, you can learn more about local history, find out how best to behave in the outdoors, and find resources for your own teaching or classroom.

Eagle Creek salmon cam!

salmon in Eagle Creek caught by underwater cameraThe salmon spawning season at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area provides opportunities to view Chinook (King) Salmon as they prepare to spawn at Eagle Creek, a tributary to the Columbia River.