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:

Available Gorge Hikes

Available Gorge Hikes

These trails and recreation areas in and around the Gorge are unaffected by fire and open for exploring.

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Tell Weyerhaeuser to Stop Clearcutting the Gorge

Tell Weyerhaeuser to Stop Clearcutting the Gorge

The company is exploiting a loophole in the federal Gorge protection law.

Take Action
Give Back to the Gorge in 2018

Give Back to the Gorge in 2018

There are many ways you can lend a hand toward Gorge recovery; view upcoming opportunities.

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Inspiring the Next Generation of Gorge Stewards

News & Updates

Inspiring the Next Generation of Gorge Stewards
Thursday, July 26, 2018

A look at the Friends' outdoor education program giving Washougal, WA middle school students a chance to see the Gorge with fresh eyes. Read More

Trailhead Ambassador Volunteer Shifts August 25

Events

Trailhead Ambassador Volunteer Shifts August 25
Saturday, August 25, 2018

Trailhead Ambassadors equip Mt. Hood and Columbia Gorge hikers with information they need for a safe, informed, and positive experience when hiking in the region. Event Details