Category Archives: columbia river gorge

VIDEO: Columbia Gorge geology

This is a fantastic overview of the geologic history of the Columbia Gorge!

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Wednesday photo of the week: Oneonta Gorge

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Wednesday photo of the week: nature play at a museum

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Wednesday photo of the week: snacking at a waterfall

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Wednesday photo of the week: falls hike

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Wednesday photo of the week: gorge view

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BOOK REVIEW: Loowit’s Legend: The Story of the Columbia River Gorge

If I wanted to teach my child about the Columbia River Gorge, that 80-mile canyon that stretches between Oregon and Washington, where multitudes of waterfalls – including Multnomah Falls – pour into the westward-bound Columbia River, we could head over … Continue reading

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Two opportunities for a kids’ hike in the Gorge this Saturday

First, from the Outdoor Dads group, a hike to and behind Ponytail Falls, at 11:00am. More information here. Second, from the Friends of the Columbia River Gorge, an educational salmon hike up Tanner Creek to Wahclella Falls. Register here to find … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Gorge, Oct. 8-9th

Via Travel Oregon: Celebrate the Gorge with others who love the Gorge! The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area is celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2011 and we’re going to throw one heck of an anniversary party in celebration of … Continue reading

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Latourell Falls, Columbia River Gorge

Back in June on the day Patrick and I flew to California to visit my parents, we drove out in the morning to Latourell Falls, the closest of the Gorge waterfalls to Portland. We hiked – with Catherine, too – a … Continue reading

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