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Feds grant $28M for Mitchell Point crossing 

Oregon Department of Transportation has found a light at the end of the tunnel in its endeavor to fully restore the Historic Columbia River Highway as a single trail. 47 more words

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The Majestic Waterfalls of the Historic Columbia River Highway in Oregon

Route 30, or the Columbia River Highway, was originally constructed in the early twentieth century as a more automobile-friendly alternative to  the steep and winding route Oregon Trail wagon routes that bordered the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge. 700 more words


Multnomah Falls

This is the one that everyone’s seen a million times. At 600+feet tall, it is a pretty impressive site. But it’s right off the road, with all of the amenities (even I got some coffee), it’s crowded and tourist-ridden. 205 more words

Oneonta Gorge

Let me just start by telling you in my best Earth mama hippy chick voice that, ‘this place has some amaaaazing spiritual energy!’ But seriously, it’s humming with cool juju. 248 more words

Wah-kee-na Falls

The falls as viewed from the trailhead are long and lovely with multiple drops, almost a falling creek. There’s a cool old bridge, probably from the Conservation Corp days, that crosses the upper falls about a quarter mile along a paved trail. 164 more words

Latourell Falls

This was the first stop on my ‘Going to the Water’-Spiritual Discovery Adventure 2016 (I’m adding the date, so next year I’ll feel like I should do another one). 163 more words

Bike Your (NEWEST) Park Day

This coming Saturday, September 24, is national “Bike Your Park Day.”  But before you start flipping through your mental files of favorite parks for one last fall ride, we’d like to suggest something different. 377 more words

Columbia River Gorge