Local Area Attractions Near Cascade Locks / Portland East KOA Holiday

Timberline Lodge Skiing Area

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

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

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.

Bonneville Dam

Cascade Locks, OR 97014

541-374-8820

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Vista House - National Historic Landmark

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

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

Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler

Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler

River cruises, charters and dinner cruises. Experience the beauty of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area from the decks of the historic stern-wheeler Columbia Gorge. 1-800-643-1354

Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets

Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets

Located east of Portland off I-84 at Exit 17, find an impressive collection of 45 name-brand outlet stores . 1-503 -669-8060

Maryhill Museum of Art

Maryhill Museum of Art

Maryhill Museum served the Pacific Northwest as the major cultural resource in the Columbia River Gorge region. Each year, thousands of visitors from all over the world come to enjoy the collections, the setting, and a variety of special exhibitions, workshops and events.

White Water Rafting

White Water Rafting

Numerous White water adventure companies on the Deschutes, McKenzie, Umpqua, White Salmon, Klickitat River.

Mount Saint Helens Volcano Viewpoint

Mount Saint Helens Volcano Viewpoint

Mount St. Helens is an active stratovolcano located in Skamania County, Washington, in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is 50 miles northeast of Portland, Oregon. The volcano is located in the Cascade Range and is part of the Cascade Volcanic Arc, a segment of the Pacific Ring of Fire that includes over 160 active volcanoes.Mount St. Helens erupted on May 18, 1980, at 8:32 am PDT, the deadliest and most economically destructive volcanic event in the history of the United States. A massive debris avalanche triggered by an earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale, caused an eruption, reducing the elevation of the mountain's summit from 9,677 ft to 8,365 ft and replacing it with a 1 mile wide horseshoe-shaped crater.

Columbia River Highway - Water Fall Area

Columbia River Highway - Water Fall Area

Columbia River Highway between Crown Point and Dodson, is a scenic highway built from 1913 to 1922 through the Columbia River Gorge. As you wind through this historic area, you'll be able to view five different waterfalls cascading over the walls of the gorge. Along the way, there are also picnic areas and hiking trails for your enjoyment.

Bridge of the Gods National Historic Site

Bridge of the Gods National Historic Site

The Bridge of the Gods is the third oldest bridge on the Columbia River. It plays a major role in the Pacific Crest Trail by linking Oregon and Washington states.

Hood River Vineyards

Hood River Vineyards

Hood River Vineyards offers wine tasting and tours.

Sailing/Windsurfing/kiteboarding Area - Hood River

Sailing/Windsurfing/kiteboarding Area - Hood River

"The Gorge" - a virtual household word to wind surfers around the world. Majestic mountains, lush green forests and sheer rock walls rising above the river provide an incomparable combination of natural beauty for sailors, wind surfers, and kite boarders alike. The unbeatable combination of river currents and nearly constant winds has quickly made the Columbia Gorge the most popular wind sport site in North America.

Brigham Fish Market

Brigham Fish Market

New Fish Market in Cascade Locks with fresh fish for sale as well as a restaurant serving fresh fish & chips, dips, shrimp cocktail and more!

681 WaNaPa

Cascade Locks, OR 97014

541-374-9340

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Washington Backcountry Discovery Route

Washington Backcountry Discovery Route

This 575-mile route thoroughly explores the Cascade Mountains beginning in Stevenson, WA and making it to the Canadian border at Night Hawk.

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WAAAM Air & Auto Museum

WAAAM Air & Auto Museum

Step back in time with the Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum. The museum collection is housed in over 3.5 acres of indoor hangar facility. Plan to spend at least an hour or two to get an idea of what is here. For the enthusiast, a day can be too short to see all of the cars, planes, motorcycles, military vehicles, and more. Listen to the stories, talk to a docent, recount your own memories. Have kids? Enjoy the hands on children's area (with adult supervision of course).
Gift Shop, snacks, lounge and restrooms on site. Wheelchair and walkers available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Pets are not allowed.

1600 Air Museum Rd

Hood River, OR 97031

541-308-1600

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