Please Plan and Prepare Before Visiting the Gorge
Increased visitation puts increased pressure on the Gorge’s limited resources. If you’re planning a trip to our region, please help keep our communities safe by following CDC and local health guidelines and respecting the requests of individual businesses. Always have a Plan B and a Plan C in case your destination is too crowded or closed.
Visit Car-Free with the Columbia Gorge Express
Sit back and enjoy the amazing views with one of the many shuttles leaving Portland each day for Multnomah Falls, Cascade Locks, Hood River or any of the great trails and unique towns linked by transit. Start here to plan your trip.
Dog Mountain Permits Released March 15
The U.S. Forest Service will release permits March 15 online at Recreation.gov for hikers headed to Dog Mountain on weekends from April 29 through June 19 this year. Read more
Wonder which recreation sites are open? Click on the button below.
After visiting the Gorge, we invite you to consider making a Pledge of $1/hour for the time you spend mountain biking, hiking to epic peaks or wildflower meadows, fishing pristine rivers and waterways, or any of the other epic adventures you’ve just had. It’s easy. Just text the phrase WILD4GORGE to 44321. Make a donation and know you are helping to protect the outdoor resources you just played in so others can continue to enjoy them in the future.