Choose Your Pace: Hiking the Spectacular Columbia River Gorge

Join local experts to hike at your own pace and learn about the Columbia River Gorge, explore historic sites, take in awe-inspiring vistas and witness spectacular waterfalls.
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Program No. 14936RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

Outstanding vistas and water formations await you in the spectacular Columbia River Gorge — a natural wonder where geology and history come to life. Choose your route daily based on desired difficulty and hike along peaceful rivers and past glittering waterfalls. Hear about the cataclysmic Missoula floods and make your way to the top of Beacon Rock for spectacular views of the gorge. Hike to spectacular Falls and visit various visit sights along the Columbia River Gorge.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Choose Your Pace
Each day, choose from multiple hiking options based on your desired level of challenge and pace, ranging from 4-8 miles on varied terrain. Elevations of 3,000-4,050 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Hike along forested paths to breathtaking waterfalls in the Columbia River Gorge.
  • Hike up Beacon rock, an extinct volcanic plug, for grand vistas of the Columbia River Gorge and Bonneville Dam.
  • Visit the charming town of Hood River and see world-renowned windsurfing (weather permitting).

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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