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:

Mosier Voices

Mosier Voices

Residents respond to the Mosier oil train derailment.

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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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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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Historic Highway State Trail: New Section Opens September 24!

News & Updates

Historic Highway State Trail: New Section Opens September 24!
Thursday, August 25, 2016

Reconstruction of the original Columbia River Highway continues with this car-free, 1.2-mile section. Read More

Union Pacific Wasco County Hearing in The Dalles

Events

Union Pacific Wasco County Hearing in The Dalles
Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Make your voice heard in opposition of the Longview coal terminal at this crucial public hearing! Event Details