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Columbia River Highway

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Address: State Highway 30 from Troutdale to The Dalles, Troutdale, OR 97060
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+1 888-275-6368

A historical highway built as the first paved road in the Northwestern...

A historical highway built as the first paved road in the Northwestern portion of Oregon.

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Beauty at every turn

I only live about 15 minutes from the Columbia River Highway. It doesn't matter what time of year it is truly a beautiful road. Crown Point in the evening is magical at sunset... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Harold M
Gresham, Oregon
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Gresham, Oregon
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49 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I only live about 15 minutes from the Columbia River Highway. It doesn't matter what time of year it is truly a beautiful road. Crown Point in the evening is magical at sunset. Lots of places to park along the way to see many different falls.. There are many waterfalls besisides Multnomah Falls that are just as nice in my... More 

Thank Harold M
Troutdale, Oregon
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Take old hwy 30 out of Troutdale instead f the faster I 84, you'll be glad you did. Tree, lvely homes, rivers, creeks, panoramic vistas, oh and more waterfallthat you can shake a stick at. Eat lunch at Multnomah Falls Inn. The brunch in the summer is fabulous.

Thank Markt97213
Gresham, Oregon
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A beautiful view of the Columbia River! Make sure you take a jacket as it can be VERY windy at times. Defiantly worth the drive!

Thank Shawn B
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269 reviews
92 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place, breath taking beautiful, it's worth any additional effort to see this, no regrets! The photo ops are exquisite!

Thank High_Miles
Altamonte Springs, Florida, United States
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely visit today, hardly any wind. Be sure not to miss the interesting museum on the 1st level and then the balcony on the 3rd level. Talk to the volunteers - they are a great resource for history!

Thank Kelly O
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387 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Drove the highway to multnomah falls. Highway starts at troutdale to numerous falls. Beautiful winding highway. Stop at vista house for amazing views and see the visitors center then progress to all the falls ending at multnomah falls.

Thank haileythegolden
Troutdale, Oregon
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Great to take a drive in the springtime. Lots of beautiful waterfalls and hikes. If your take I84 stop and visit the Bonneville dam and fish hatchery. Nice sturgeon viewing in the ponds.

Thank bcaugheyfootball
Springfield, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

It's everything you read about and more. You can't come to Oregon and not take this drive. Be sure to stop at all of the falls along the way and then head into Troutdale and have lunch at Tad's Chicken and Dumplings.

Thank jenwilliams1000
Omaha, Nebraska
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105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We drove I-84 out to Cascade Locks, OR and crossed the Bridge of the Gods. It was neat. We came back towards the Bonneville Fish Hatcher, only one fish in the locsk, but it is only March. We saw Herman the sturgeon. He IS big. Then we came back on Highway 30 to see Horsetail Falls and Multnomah Falls. It... More 

Thank Lanamamaomaha
San Marcos, California
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475 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Great place to take a drive along the river. Lots for great waterfalls to see and places to stop and check out.

Thank JimmyJackk

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