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A historical highway built as the first paved road in the Northwestern portion of Oregon.
State Highway 30 from Troutdale to The Dalles, Troutdale, OR 97060
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All reviews beautiful drive columbia river multnomah falls vista house beautiful scenery bridal veil portland area crown point enjoy the scenery fish hatchery many places scenic route closed due day trip natural beauty women's forum highway
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

Unfortunately many of the trails are closed because of the idiot kid who started the forest fire. Bridal Veil is open, but you can see some of the burned trees on the way.

Thank tomdurk
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

From Troutdale intersecting the Sandy River and riding east, there are plenty of places to see and experience. From Horsetail Falls and riding straight up to Crowne Point. Start early to avoid traffic. Be mindful of the environment, wear hikers, bring water and a selfie...More

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Reviewed February 12, 2018

Beautiful landscape, winding roads, waterfalls! This road is absolutely incredible to drive and sight see.

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Reviewed February 3, 2018

This is a great trip up or down the Columbia River. Curvy and scenic, stop along the way to stretch your legs and hike up around the spectacular waterfalls. If you are a biker, this stretch is a must!

Thank Rob S
Reviewed February 2, 2018

Such a gorgeous view of the gorge. Especially breath taking during a sunset. The scenic route to get there is also worthy to note.

Thank Megalodean
Reviewed January 4, 2018

a great drive with many sights to see along the way; well worth taking the time to enjoy the journey

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed December 26, 2017

This was a great road to take to view the Columbia River. There are many places to stop and take a look.

Thank 5ontheroadagain
Reviewed November 25, 2017

Great views of the Columbia River during your drive to the Vista Look out.Great old building with wonderful architecture & history. Many floors to climb for different views. Restroom,cafe,gift shop.

Thank patpatrick96
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

The ride by the Columbia river should not be missed under any circumstances. It’s just breathtaking and pretty. Lots of beautiful things to see. If the Sun is out, it’s makes it the best for pictures.

Thank KrishC_12
Reviewed November 16, 2017

On our way to Multnomah Falls via the Columbia River HIghway, we stopped at the Vista House. The views were spectacular. We enjoyed the drive as far as being scenic. However, we were there at a busy time and the traffic as we approached Multnomah...More

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August 25, 2016|
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Response from Lorene W | Reviewed this property |
Buying food in Portland before you get into the Gorge would be a good idea as there are not that many places on the scenic highway. I would not recommend the Tippy canoe, but check it out for yourself, overpriced and not... More