Ensuring the Gorge remains a vibrant, living place—wondrous, wild, and open to all—is at the core of what we do. We are Friends of the Columbia Gorge, the only conservation organization entirely dedicated to protecting, preserving, and stewarding the Columbia Gorge for future generations.

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:

Check Out the Friends Shop

Check Out the Friends Shop

Show your love for the Gorge while helping support our work to protect, preserve, and steward it.

Creating a World-Class Trekking Network Encircling the Gorge

Creating a World-Class Trekking Network Encircling the Gorge

Learn more about the initiative to create a 200-mile loop trail network in the Gorge.

Text Alerts: Another Way to Take Action With Friends

Text Alerts: Another Way to Take Action With Friends

Text "gorgefriends" to 52886 or click on the link to sign up for conservation advocacy text alerts.


Guest Blog: Why I Support Timed-Use Permits on the Historic Highway

Blog Post

Guest Blog: Why I Support Timed-Use Permits on the Historic Highway

Monday, May 16, 2022

Emily Reed of the Columbia Gorge Tourism Alliance reflects on the evolution of the Gorge as a recreation destination in arguing in favor of the anti-congestion measure.

Falls Creek Falls Dog-Friendly Hike

Events

Falls Creek Falls Dog-Friendly Hike

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Easy: 3.4 miles | 650-ft elev. Gain