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

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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:

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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Tell Weyerhaeuser to Stop Clearcutting the Gorge

Tell Weyerhaeuser to Stop Clearcutting the Gorge

The company is exploiting a loophole in the federal Gorge protection law.

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Give Back to the Gorge in 2018

Give Back to the Gorge in 2018

There are many ways you can lend a hand toward Gorge recovery; view upcoming opportunities.

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Wildfire Near The Dalles Spreads to Over 36,000 Acres

News & Updates

Wildfire Near The Dalles Spreads to Over 36,000 Acres
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

"It’s fire season in the Gorge, please be safe" says Friends of the Columbia Gorge Executive Director Kevin Gorman. Read More

Trailhead Ambassador Volunteer Shifts July 22

Events

Trailhead Ambassador Volunteer Shifts July 22
Sunday, July 22, 2018

Trailhead Ambassadors equip Mt. Hood and Columbia Gorge hikers with information they need for a safe, informed, and positive experience when hiking in the region. Event Details