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.

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:

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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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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Friends Donates to Trails Campaign

Friends Donates to Trails Campaign

Contribution of $10,000 kicks off crowdfunding drive to restore fire-damaged trails.

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Eight Questions: Recovering Gorge Trails

News & Updates

Eight Questions: Recovering Gorge Trails
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Mika Barrett of Friends and Steve Kruger of Trailkeepers of Oregon talk about a new trails recovery collaboration. Read More

Annual Hike Leader & Shepherd Training 101

Events

Annual Hike Leader & Shepherd Training 101
Saturday, March 3, 2018

Friends' Annual 101 Training is for new and experienced Hike Leaders and Shepherds. Anyone interested in Friends' Hike Program is welcome to attend. Event Details