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Skamania Lodge Information Center

Area Status: Open
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A U.S. Forest Service Information Center is located in the lobby of beautiful Skamania Lodge.  Staff is available to help you plan a perfect outdoor or indoor adventure. Purchase books, maps, Interagency and Northwest Forest passes, and other Northwest related sales items in our “Discover Your Northwest” sales area. Visitors may also inquire about free trail maps of the area. Serious hikers can purchase several detailed U.S. Forest and Gorge maps.

Skamania Lodge, a magnificent resort nestled on 175 wooded acres, is located in the spectacular Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. The lodge is located just 45 miles east of Portland, Oregon, on the Washington side of the Columbia River. "Skamania" is the Chinook Indian word for "swift water”.  Learn more at the lodge's website: www.skamania.com

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Great stop for local Forest Service information.
Fees See website: http://www.skamania.com
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Stevenson, WA
Water: Yes
Restroom: Flush toilets
Operated By: Private-other

General Information


From Portland, OR: Travel east on Interstate 84 East (toward The Dalles) to Cascade Locks/Bridge of the Gods/Stevenson exit #44. Take the Bridge of the Gods across the Columbia River (toll bridge), and then turn east (right) on Washington State Highway 14. Immediately after entering Stevenson city limits (approx. 1½ miles), turn left onto Rock Creek Drive. Travel a short distance before turning left onto Skamania Lodge Way.

From Hood River, OR: Travel west on Interstate 84 to the Cascade Locks/Stevenson/Bridge of the Gods exit (#44). Drive through the town of Cascade Locks. At the west end of town, turn left to the Bridge of the Gods. Cross the bridge (toll), and turn right (east) on Washington Highway 14. Immediately after entering Stevenson city limits, turn left onto Rock Creek Drive. Travel a short distance before turning left onto Skamania Lodge Way.

View the Washington State 2015 Gorge Bus Transit schedule

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