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Camping in the Gorge

There are only a relatively few commercial campgrounds in the Mt. Adams and Columbia Gorge area. However, there are a large number of improved and ...

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Columbia Gorge's WA Shore - Sun, Scenery, Good Wine and Open Roads

The less-visited Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge is quiet in the fall, with plenty to see and do including hikes, winery visits, windsurfing ...

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Chamber Membership - Get Active!

Be part of one of the best business organizations in the Columbia River Gorge by getting current with your Mt. Adams Chamber of Commerce!  Our ...

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White Salmon River is #13 Internationally

White Salmon River, Wash. - A river runs free, for the first time in a century THE NEW YORK TIMES “The 46 Places to Go in ...

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World-Class Wines

World-Class Wines

Experience World-Class Wines in the Columbia River Gorge AVA From Albariño to Zinfandel, more than 30 Wineries and 45+ Vineyards of the Columbia Gorge winegrowing region ...

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Hike the Gorge

Hike the Gorge

The Columbia River Gorge area is a veritable hiking heaven, with incredibly scenic, easy to challenging trail opportunities around nearly every corner. The riotous colors ...

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Waterplay

The Washington side of the Gorge is internationally known for it's whitewater adventures, with miles of designated Wild and Scenic Rivers with rapids and waterfalls ...

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Events and Festivals

With it's beautiful scenery, mild climates, and vibrant communities, the Columbia Gorge region is alive with events and festivals all year long.  With so many ...

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Indulge your passions year-round on the sunny side of the scenic Columbia River Gorge. Visit, vacation, or live where spectacular scenery, foods, beers, wines, walking, hiking, golfing, fishing, hunting, road and trail biking, whitewater rafting and kayaking, windsurfing, kiteboarding, climbing, Alpine, Nordic and Backcountry winter sports, and more are at your door most every day. Or just relax in cozy lodging surrounded by warm, friendly people. With all that and our strong mix of healthy old and vibrant new businesses and industries you may Visit for a day, you may Stay Forever

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Washington Wine is Celebrated as One of the Best in the World
Learn in less than 10 minutes why Washington State Wines are celebrated around the world and continue to earn awards and accolades as more and more people learn about what makes our region so special ... Read more
2015 Board of Directors
Elections have been completed and your 2015 Board of Directors slate has been approved by the membership.  Here is the full list of your upcoming Board Members and their official terms: One Year T... Read more
Tourism Survey Data Now Available
2014 SURVEY DATA AVAILABLE We want to thank all of our local businesses who participated in this summer's tourism survey! The purpose of the survey was to collect data from our visitors so t... Read more
Gorge Commission Shares Completed Assessment
What will it take to protect the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area for future generations? Earlier this week, the bi-state agency responsible to oversee that protection learned a lot more ... Read more
L&I Rates Proposed to Change Beginning January 2015
L&I proposes a 1.8% increase to average workers' comp base rate in 2015 The information below is provided by www.Rates.Lni.wa.gov Tens of thousands of workers in our state are injured... Read more
Library sends out Call for Artists
CALLING ALL ARTISTS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS - KOOBDOOGA* Community Reads 2015 During the month of February 2015, the Friends of the White Salmon Valley Community Library will sponsor our first Community... Read more
2014 Columbia Gorge Wage Survey
Good news, the 2014 Columbia Gorge Occupational Wage Survey has been published. Please share! Let me know if you have any questions. Click Here for download:  Columbia Gorge 2014p Scott Bailey ... Read more
Glenwood Hosts Day 1 of the 2014 Cycle Oregon!
Glenwood Washington hosted the finish line of Day 1 for the 2014 Cycle Oregon event on Sunday September 7th and the cyclists headed out the next morning to return to The Dalles on their 7 Day adventur... Read more
National Forest Recreation Pass - Available Online!
New Recreation ePass Makes it Easier to Get Outdoors                                                                         ... Read more
The White Salmon homecoming
By Jeanette Burkhardt, Yakama Nation Fisheries It was hard to imagine, as the sun shone recently on a diverse volunteer crew busily replanting along the White Salmon River, that exactly two years to ... Read more
UPCOMING EVENTS
Jan 10 @ 9:00 am – Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm
Second Saturday at WAAAM Air and Auto Museum @ WAAAM Air and Auto Museum
The Second Saturday of each month the WAAAM Air and Auto Museum opens the doors to roll out and run some of its antique airplanes and cars. Visitors watch airplane operations up close and may get to ride in old … Continue reading
Day use fees waived! @ Forest Service Operated Sites
Jan 19 – Nov 11 all-day
Day use fees will be waived at Forest Service operated recreation sites. Note June 6th, National Trails Day, is specific to R6. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 19 Presidents Day, February 16, National Trails Day, June 6,  (R6 Specific) … Continue reading
Girls’ Night Out @ Hood River Valley Christian Church
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm
Girls' Night Out @ Hood River Valley Christian Church | Hood River | Oregon | United States
GIRLS’ NIGHT OUT January 27, 2015 – starting at 6:00pm Do you like to sing?  Come and see what being a Sweet Adeline is all about!   You can spend an evening with us – having fun as we learn new music under … Continue reading
Own Your Future Workshop @ The Historic Balch Hotel
Jan 29 @ 9:00 am – Jan 30 @ 4:00 pm
Own Your Future Workshop @ The Historic Balch Hotel  | Dufur | Oregon | United States
Are you running your business or is your business running you? Stephanie Hartman of Catalyst Performance Consulting invites you to Own Your Future at this intense 2-day strategic planning workshop. Jan 29 & 30, 2015 9am – 4pm, at The Historic Balch Hotel in Dufur, … Continue reading
Poetry Reading @ White Salmon Community Library
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm
Poetry Reading @ White Salmon Community Library
The Public is invited to join state and local writers for a Poetry Reading at the White Salmon Valley Community Library on Friday, February 6, at 7:00 p.m. in the library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery.  Readers will include poet and teacher Christopher Howell, … Continue reading
Chocolate Festival @ Lyle Activity Center
Feb 7 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Chocolate Festival  @ Lyle Activity Center | Lyle | Washington | United States
Chef Demonstrations Chocolate Tasting Shopping
Feb 13 – Feb 14 all-day
Singing Valentine
SINGING VALENTINES February 13 – 14  (Friday and Saturday) Harmony of the Gorge Chorus Quartets will be delivering Singing Valentines Friday (the 13th) and on Saturday – Valentine’s Day -February 14th. Call 541-308-5997 (and we’ll take care of the details). We … Continue reading
Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 15 @ 6:15 pm
AniChe Cellars Wine & Chocolate Valentine's Weekend! @ AniChe Wine Cellars | Underwood | Washington | United States
  We will be pairing our Rhone and Bordeaux style reds with delicious artisan chocolates and truffles. Our special food pairing of the weekend? Chocolate. Candied Bacon. Cupcakes. Every wine will be open for your tasting enjoyment! Take advantage of … Continue reading
Valentine's Wine & Chocolate Weekend
Valentine’s Wine & Chocolate Weekend Treat your Sweet: It doesn’t get much sweeter than indulging in chocolate paired with the world-class wine of the Columbia Gorge! Join us for an unforgettable Valentine’s weekend experience hosted at over 20 wineries in … Continue reading