Day Tour of Columbia River Gorge from Portland with Lunch

Columbia River Gorge and Lunch: From Portland

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Key Details
Duration
8 hours
Skip the Line
Mobile Voucher Accepted
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Live Guide
English

Pick-up service

Pick-up at downtown Portland hotels and pre-arranged locations

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What You'll Do
  • Travel along the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
  • Visit Multnomah Falls, the most visited tourist attraction in Oregon
  • Learn about the history of the Bonneville Lock and Dam
  • Cross the Columbia River to the Washington side over the Bridge of the Gods
  • See traditional Native American fishing platforms
  • Enjoy the many exhibits at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum
Overview
Visit the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, one of the largest waterways on the continent, on a full-day tour from Portland. Admire the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. See ancient Indian rock art and enjoy lunch.
What to Expect
Spend a day on a cultural and natural history tour of the Columbia River Gorge; home to an incredible combination of spectacular landscapes and waterfalls, rare plants, wildlife, farmland, ancient Indian rock art, and other cultural and historic sites.

After pick-up in Portland, begin with visits to several waterfalls including Multnomah Falls. Enjoy the scenery around every corner of the Old Historic Columbia Highway; the first planned scenic roadway in the United States.

Then visit the Bonneville Lock and Dam, built in 1937 as a Roosevelt "New Deal" project during the Great Depression. Depending on the season, you may see numerous Chinook, Sockeye, or Coho passing through along with Steelhead and Pacific Lamprey.

After lunch in the quaint town of Cascade Locks, cross the Columbia River to the Washington side over the Bridge of the Gods. Learn the Native American legend of the Bridge of the Gods and view traditional fishing platforms along the river.

Your afternoon will be enriched with a visit to the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center, located in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. The on-site museum brings to life the human stories and natural history of the area through a variety of exhibits, which you will have ample time to explore.
What's Included
  • Pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation
  • Lunch
  • Entry fees
  • Experienced tour guide
  • All applicable fees, unless otherwise stated
What's Not Included
  • Gratuity
Know Before You Go
Weather: Unless otherwise noted and specified, all services are planned to operate regardless of weather. In the event of an "Act of God" and weather presents a safety issue, the tour supplier will offer other suggested tours to consider. There will be no reimbursements, full or partial, for inclement weather experienced during any service provided. It is the responsibility of the guests to be prepared for predicted weather and dress accordingly.

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