Timed tickets required to visit Multnomah Falls starting July 20

Multnomah Falls in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area east of Portland (photo by Cheryl Landes) The U.S. Forest will start requiring visitors to Multnomah Falls to purchase timed tickets online starting Tuesday, July 20, to reduce congestion at the falls and on Interstate 84, the main road to the parking lot. Tickets are … Continue reading Timed tickets required to visit Multnomah Falls starting July 20

Columbia River Gorge highways closed from heavy winds, snow, and ice

Multnomah Falls in the Columbia River Gorge (photo by Cheryl Landes) Update, February 14, 2021, 9:15 a.m.: Westbound I-84 is now open, but the eastbound lanes are still closed. SR 14 in Washington is still closed from milepost 19 to 65 until further notice. The transportation departments in Oregon and Washington have closed two major … Continue reading Columbia River Gorge highways closed from heavy winds, snow, and ice

Three Columbia River Gorge trails reopen after repairs from the Eagle Creek fire

Multnomah Falls in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area in Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) New Year's Day 2021 brings new life to three trails in the Columbia River Gorge that suffered damage from the Eagle Creek fire in 2017. After extensive repairs, they're open to hiking again. The entire Eagle Creek Trail, which … Continue reading Three Columbia River Gorge trails reopen after repairs from the Eagle Creek fire

Multnomah Falls, Multnomah Falls Lodge, and historic Columbia River Highway reopen today

Multnomah Falls in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge Photos by Cheryl Landes Effective today, Multnomah Falls and Multnomah Falls Lodge in the Columbia River Gorge reopen with restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. For the first phase, which is expected to last two weeks, the site will be open to 300 visitors at a time. … Continue reading Multnomah Falls, Multnomah Falls Lodge, and historic Columbia River Highway reopen today