The Eagle Creek fire has closed most trails from Wyeth to Troutdale.

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.

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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:

Friends Named Oregon's Outstanding Charity

Friends Named Oregon's Outstanding Charity

PARADE Magazine honors "The Helpers" serving communities in all 50 states.

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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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Sign Up for Gorge Trails Recovery Team

Sign Up for Gorge Trails Recovery Team

Four non-profits have partnered to offer a series of stewardship and trail building work parties.

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Conservation Groups Challenge New Rules That Cut Oregonians Out of Energy Siting Decisions

News & Updates

Conservation Groups Challenge New Rules That Cut Oregonians Out of Energy Siting Decisions
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Nine conservation groups file appeal in Oregon Supreme Court challenging energy council’s new power plant siting rules.
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Winter Bald Eagle Viewing - Sign Ups

Events

Winter Bald Eagle Viewing - Sign Ups
Monday, January 1, 2018

Sign up to get emailed in early January the dates and details for Bald Eagle Viewings to be scheduled early in 2018. Event Details