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Make sure you drive this part of Hwy 30. Get off in Mosier and head east. Short drive. Lake parking lot and was not busy. Views were outstanding from here. You can see quite a bit up and down of the river. It's pretty cool...More
An excellent view of the gorge on the Old Historic Hwy 30. From Mosier heading east, use Exotic 69 from I-84. From Rowena heading west, use Exit 76 from I-84. We went in the evening, and there was a shadow cast on the loop going...More
We decided to travel old us 30 from The Dalles to Mosier. The highlight of the drive was the Rowena Crest Viewpoint. The road getting up there was a little scary for our 45 foot rig “pick up truck & 24 ft trailer. The road...More
This is a cant-miss viewpoint while exploring this region of Oregon. It’s also a highly popular Instagram photo spot. We only had time to admire the views, but there are trails leading from the parking that look fantastic. If you have time, this is a...More
Take the old highway to experience the landscape better. The Rowena Crest Viewpoint is a great reason to take the old highway. A place to get a great view of the river both up and down. Opportunity to take a short hike. Can be quite...More
We included Rowena Crest in our recent Columbia River Gorge trip. Just driving up from I-84 to the Crest is part of the experience. The view from the viewpoint is spectacular. Ahead of you is the mighty Columbia River flanked by highways on the Oregon...More
The view from Rowena Crest is breathtaking! The entire drive on historic Highway 30 is great, but this is the highlight! Fabulous views of the river, the valley, the zigzagging highway below and the frequent freight trains chugging along both sides of the river.