53 locals recommend
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Mt. Hood’s perpetually snowy peak — crowned by eleven glaciers, one for every thousand feet it rises above sea level — can be seen from miles and miles away. It’s home to a total of six ski areas, making it a great base camp for skiers.
Iconic mountain; about an hour drive for all year long family friendly outdoor events.
Mt. Hood’s perpetually snowy peak — crowned by eleven glaciers, one for every thousand feet it rises above sea level — can be seen from miles and miles away. It’s home to a total of six ski areas, making it a great base camp for skiers. Historic Timberline Lodge, a WPA project built between 1936…
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“A scenic 35 minute drive east on Hwy 14 takes you to the base of beacon rock. From there you can hike a well-maintained trail that takes you up 650 feet in just under 1 mile. Breathtaking views along the way and to the top - there are some steep parts so I recommend a dry day.”
- 15 locals recommend
“Every time we drive through the Columbia River Gorge, I am mesmerized by its natural beauty! Rock cliffs, waterfalls, rock formations in the river...there’s so much to take in. The biggest challenge is for the one driving to keep their eyes on the road! ;)”
- 95 locals recommend
“The Bridge of the Gods is a steel truss cantilever bridge that spans the Columbia River between Cascade Locks, Oregon, and Washington state near North Bonneville. It is approximately 40 miles east of Portland, Oregon, and 4 miles upriver from the Bonneville Dam. This will connect you over the Oregon side where you can hit up Cascade Locks and eat the most amazing soft serve ice cream at East Wind Drive In (featured in the book, Wild). ”
- 10 locals recommend
“Beautiful course with a view of Mt. Hood Divots is an excellent club house, bar/restaurant too”
- 8 locals recommend