We are Friends of the Columbia Gorge, the only non-profit organization dedicated entirely to ensuring that the
beautiful and wild Columbia Gorge remains a place apart, an unspoiled treasure for generations to come.

Get Involved

Friends’ conservation work is driven by members, volunteers, and activists. There are many ways to join our community of Gorge enthusiasts. Here are some ways to get started:

Become a Member

Become a Member

Help carry forward the vision for future Gorge protection, and enjoy member benefits such as early registration for guided hikes!

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Car-free Hiking in the Gorge

Car-free Hiking in the Gorge

New this spring and summer! Leave parking hassles behind; three bus options will take you to some of the Gorge's most popular trails.

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NEW! Gorge Getaways Book

NEW! Gorge Getaways Book

Experience Gorge Towns to Trails now with the help of Laura O. Foster’s new book "Columbia Gorge Getaways: 12 Weekend Adventures, from Towns to Trails."

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WA Attorney General: Say No to Oil Terminal Project

News & Updates

WA Attorney General: Say No to Oil Terminal Project
Friday, July 29, 2016

Bob Ferguson: Potential risks, costs "dramatically" outweigh benefits of terminal Read More

Volunteer at Lents International Farmers Market

Events

Volunteer at Lents International Farmers Market
Sunday, August 7, 2016

Join Friends as we spread the word about our conservation issues and hiking in the Gorge at Portland Farmers Market in Lents. Event Details