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:

Attend Meetings in the Gorge on Scenic Area Plan Review

Attend Meetings in the Gorge on Scenic Area Plan Review

February 15 and Feb. 20: The Gorge Commission is prioritizing issues of future concern for the Gorge.

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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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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 Responds to Eagle Creek Fire Court Decision

News & Updates

Friends Responds to Eagle Creek Fire Court Decision
Friday, February 16, 2018

"The fire is out, the court has spoken. Now is the time to focus on the healing process to help the Gorge recover," said Friends Conservation Director Michael Lang. 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