Tickets still available for Echoes Through the Canyon August 14

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Brandi Carlisle, Sheryl Crow, and Yola are coming to the Gorge Amphitheatre on Saturday, August 14, for Echoes Through the Canyon. This event's original date was June 6 but was rescheduled because of Washington State's restrictions on large events due to COVID. Anyone who bought a ticket for the … Continue reading Tickets still available for Echoes Through the Canyon August 14

Concert passes, campsites still available for Watershed 2021 in George, Washington

Featured image by Raventhorne, courtesy Creative Commons Tickets for general admission, VIP reserved seating, and box seats are still available for Washington state's largest country music festival, Watershed, which overlooks the Columbia River Gorge in George. Campsites are also available. This year's event is Friday-Sunday, July 30-August 1. The shows will be held on two … Continue reading Concert passes, campsites still available for Watershed 2021 in George, Washington

2021 Hood River Lavender Daze festival expands to every weekend in July and August

Photo by Cheryl Landes The annual Hood River Lavender Daze festival has been a July tradition in the city of Hood River for years. This year, the sponsor, Hood River Lavender Farms, expanded the festival to every weekend in July and August. The festival starts Friday, July 16, and ends on Sunday, August 29. Activities include … Continue reading 2021 Hood River Lavender Daze festival expands to every weekend in July and August

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

The Fort Dalles Fourth celebration is on in The Dalles, Oregon

Get ready for a full day of festivities at the Fort Dalles Fourth celebration in The Dalles, Oregon. The fun starts with an early morning run and ends late evening with fireworks. Here's the schedule: 7 a.m.—Rocket Run at the Bargeway Pub, 1535 Bargeway Road8 a.m.—Community Breakfast at the Bargeway Pub9 a.m.—Community Yoga at the … Continue reading The Fort Dalles Fourth celebration is on in The Dalles, Oregon

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