Learn Five Tips for a responsible Gorge Visit During the Government Shutdown

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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:

Video: Looking Back at the Eagle Creek Fire

Video: Looking Back at the Eagle Creek Fire

The story of how CragRats volunteers and others worked together to help trapped hikers and contain the Eagle Creek fire.

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Preserve the Wonder: Together, We Did It

Preserve the Wonder: Together, We Did It

Thanks to you, nearly 500 acres in the Columbia Gorge are protected forever.

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Give Through Charitable Gift Annuity

Give Through Charitable Gift Annuity

Support our mission, receive cash back - now with higher return rates.

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There's No Place Like Trails for the Holidays

News & Updates

There's No Place Like Trails for the Holidays
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Safety tips to consider for hiking on recently reopened trails. Read More

Play & Stay: Winter Wonder & Wine Weekend

Events

Play & Stay: Winter Wonder & Wine Weekend
Friday, January 25, 2019

An all-inclusive weekend getaway brought to you by Friends and Historic Balch Hotel. Event Details