The Columbia River Gorge offers a multitude of outdoor activities and scenic views. The Columbia River Gorge is known for its hundreds of walking trails and waterfalls, but also has world class windsurfing and kiteboarding. Located just east of Portland, the Columbia River Gorge also has wineries and road trips which can entertain people of all ages. Whether you’re looking for a day trip, or a week long road trip, the Columbia River Gorge can accommodate.
The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area website is a great place to get information about things to do in the Gorge. Check out the US Department of Agricultures Forest Service website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/crgnsa
You can also visit the Columbia River Gorge Visitors Association website which has more information on the activities in an around the Gorge. http://www.crgva.org