Working Together

Cape Horn bridge is almost finished in fall 2017Taking care of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area requires the efforts of not only dedicated employees, but many partners and volunteers who contribute to the successful management resources as well as providing services to visitors like you.

Our partners help maintain recreation sites and trails, reduce hazardous fuels, restore watersheds, monitor wildlife populations, improve wildlife and fisheries habitat, inventory and monitor archeological and historic sites, provide input to proposed management activities, conduct conservation education programs, and respond to emergency incidents.

Partners include: other federal agencies, the State of Oregon, conservation organizations, universities, public entities and private citizens. Their assistance is provided through a number of avenues including various grants, partnerships, advisory committees, and volunteer efforts. 


Gorge Trail Recovery Team

The risk of rockfall increases in burned areas.

The Gorge Trails Recovery Team formed around the common goal of leveraging the high level of volunteer interest that resulted from the Eagle Creek Fire.

Become a Steward in the Columbia Gorge!

Workers in hard hats on a lumber bridge near a flowing river.

Get outside, learn new skills, meet new people and help take care of the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area by being a volunteer. We need your help more than ever!