Local Area Attractions Near Cascade Locks / Portland East KOA Holiday
Timberline Lodge Skiing Area
Come enjoy some of the most pristine ski conditions in the world.
Timberline Lodge was built in the late 1930's, this National Historic Landmark sits at an elevation of 5,960 feet.
Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center
Surrounded by dramatic basalt cliffs, the Center is situated next to Rock Creek Cove on a 10-acre river view site. Learn of the enormous resources provided by the river: salmon, timber, hydroelectric power, and a chain of ports, sustaining shipping and trade. See how in the 20th century, economic growth and diversified development chart the present and shape the future of this unique environment.
Bonneville Dam and Fish Hatchery
See Bonneville Dam, a National Historic Landmark, and Bonneville Fish Hatchery, home of the 10 foot sturgeon named Herman. A fun and free place to take your family where you can see lots of history and fish! Take self guided tours through each location or call ahead for guided tour information.
Cascade Locks, OR 97014
Vista House - National Historic Landmark
The view from Crown Point is one of Oregon's most beautiful and inspiring sights. It was officially dedicated on May 5, 1918, as a monument to the early pioneers of Oregon.
Mount Hood Scenic Railroad
The railroad offers charters and daily trips. Built in 1906, the train is a link between two of The Oregon Trail's most spectacular natural wonders -- the awe inspiring Columbia River Gorge and the foothills of dramatic, snowcapped Mount Hood, the state's highest peak. 1-800-872-4661
Local Area Recreation Near Cascade Locks / Portland East KOA Holiday
Historical Museum & Oregon Pony
The Historical Museum was founded in 1969 and is managed by a member volunteer commission. Cascade Locks takes pride in the presentation of our history, preserved for your enjoyment and that of future generations.Museum Highlights: River locks, Oregon Pony locomotive, Columbia Gorge Native American History, and regional history.The Historical Museum also features information, photographs, and artifacts on the history of the Columbia River Gorge, topics including: Historic Waterways and Locks, Native American history in the Gorge, the Cascade Rapids, Railroads, Fishwheels, Sternwheelers and Steamboats on the Columbia River, Cascade Lock's School history and Much More!
417 SW Portage Rd
Cascade Locks, OR 97014
Fishing in the Columbia River Gorge is World Class. From Steelhead and Salmon on the Sandy, Salmon, Hood, Deschutes and John Day Rivers in Oregon and Klickitat, White Salmon, Little White Salmon, Wind and Washougal Rivers in Washington, to trout fishing on The Deschutes River. The Columbia River has more Sturgeon than any other river in the world. Contact local outfitters for details, or visit Oregon and Washington websites at www.dfw.state.or.us or www.wdfw.wa.gov.
Wet Planet White Water Rafting
Wet Planet Whitewater is the Center for River Rafting and Kayaking in the Columbia River Gorge – Washington and Oregon. Wet Planet is a group of motivated, energetic, whitewater professionals who have come together to share a passion for whitewater rafting and kayaking. They offer guided river rafting trips on the Northwest's classic “wild and scenic” rivers, whitewater kayak lessons and instructions, and river rescue training. Enjoy 10% off your rafting trip when you stay at our KOA! Use code "KOArafters23" to book with Wet Planet.
860 Highway 141
White Salmon, WA 98672