Friends of the Columbia Gorge Land Trust

Acquiring and preserving lands for wildlife and people

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Land Trust
Hikers enjoy our land trust property, Dancing Rock, on a Friends guided outing (photographer: Debbie Asakawa)

From public trails to endangered turtle habitat to beautiful viewpoints, Friends of the Columbia Gorge Land Trust currently owns about 1,300 acres of land, making it one of the largest private landowners in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.


About the Land Trust

About the Land Trust

Learn about how our land trust works to protect land for future generations.

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Preserve the Wonder Campaign

Preserve the Wonder Campaign

Thanks to a generous public, 470 acres of Gorge lands are now protected.

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Stop Invasive Plants in Your Tracks

Stop Invasive Plants in Your Tracks

Give the boot to noxious weeds in the Gorge - learn about the importance of using a boot brush.

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Hike Lyle Cherry Orchard

Hike Lyle Cherry Orchard

Come to the eastern Gorge to explore one of the land trust's signature properties.

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Hike Mosier Plateau

Hike Mosier Plateau

This trail is the first completed segment of Friends' Gorge Towns to Trails vision.

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Volunteer for a Stewardship Work Party

Volunteer for a Stewardship Work Party

Give back to the Gorge by helping maintain a Friends land trust property.

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