Hike with Friends

With 100+ guided outings a year to choose from, there is something for everyone! Whether it be wildflower walks, kayak trips, geology tours, or bike rides we've made it easy for you to enjoy unique outings in all areas of the Columbia Gorge by signing up to hike with Friends. Each outing has an educational theme and is led by knowledgable volunteer hike leaders and shepherds. Meet our hike leaders and shepherds.

Friends’ Fall 2016 Hike Schedule

Fall hike season is now over. Look below for our winter outing. The spring & summer schedule will be listed here in late February!

Friends’ Hike Program Information

Need Help Registering?

Contact Outreach Assistant Kate Lindberg:
971-634-1265  katel@gorgefriends.org

Friends' hike program is sponsored by avid hiker & criminal defense attorney Jim O'Rourke. Jim believes “the Gorge really is the eighth wonder of the world and protecting it is incredibly important. Being a member of Friends gives me a way to be helpful in protecting that resource.”


Winter Bald Eagle Viewing
Bald eagle near the Columbia River. (photographer: Debbie Asakawa)

Winter Bald Eagle Viewing

Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 10:00 a.m.

This is a prime opportunity to watch bald eagles in the Columbia Gorge. Date and details announced in January.