The Eagle Creek fire has closed most trails from Cascade Locks 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:

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.

Take Action
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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Overcoming Barriers to Accessing Nature

News & Updates

Overcoming Barriers to Accessing Nature
Thursday, June 21, 2018

A recently retired Oregon State Parks manager shares his passion for outdoors inclusivity. Read More

Trailhead Ambassador Volunteer Shifts June 23

Events

Trailhead Ambassador Volunteer Shifts June 23
Saturday, June 23, 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