Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area/Hood River Valley
Gateway to the gorge. Slip through the Bonneville Dam locks, then head behind the scenes at the visitor center. you're in luck with a private tour of its massive turbines and fish ladders. Take a walk on the wild side at Multnomah Falls - the tallest in the state. Snap a few photos before your next big adventure: a guided hike in the heart of the Columbia Gorge. Set out for a trek that gets your legs going while you soak in the lush fern-filled forest, Northwest adventure at its best. Choose the low elevation option, or trek upward to a waterfall amidst towering trees.