Smoke Ready Gorge

posted in: Uncategorized | 0 is a one-stop-shop for Gorge air quality maps, wildfire and emergency alert information, and smoke readiness resources and checklists. Just like windsurfers, hikers, and bikers look up the weather and wind conditions, tourists, visitors, and residents can use … Continued

Dog Mountain Permits Released March 15

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Columbia River Gorge, Ore. —The U.S. Forest Service will release permits March 15 online at for hikers headed to Dog Mountain on weekends from April 29 through June 19 this year. Permits will also be required on two holidays falling on a … Continued

Reservation System at Multnomah Falls

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  IF YOU ARRIVE BY CAR, YOU MUST HAVE A RESERVATION TICKET TO VISIT THE FALLS.     Timed Reservation Tickets are available at and reservations can be made up to two weeks prior to visiting Multnomah Falls and are … Continued

Take Public Transit to Dog Mountain Trailhead

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Portland and Gorge residents and visitors may now catch public transportation to the popular Dog Mountain hiking trail near Bingen, Washington—and get their required permit in the process. Options are available from both Portland and Hood River on the Columbia … Continued

Pack the Essentials

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Bring the 10 ESSENTIALS Anything can happen when you head out for a day hike or overnight trip. Every time you head out for an adventure, be sure to pack the 10 essentials. Appropriate footwear. Wear boots or tennis shoes. Do … Continued