Hike with Friends

Educational, guided hikes and outings to discover the wonders of the Columbia Gorge

Hike with Friends
Hiking at Lyle Cherry Orchard. (photographer: Melissa Gonzalez)

Friends is committed to operating our guided outings in a way that puts safety first. That means making sure we have the safety protocols developed to keep hike leaders and shepherds, attendees, and others on the trails all as safe as possible.

All of Friends’ events this season will require participants to be vaccinated. We also expect all participants to follow our COVID-19 protocols put in place to keep all participants and Gorge communities safe. Check out Friends’ COVID-19 FAQ for more information on our event protocols.

We know many of you are so excited to see the return of Friends’ outdoor programs. However, we ask that you please limit your registration for no more than two events for this fall 2022 season. We want to ensure that as many people as possible get an opportunity to sign up for at least one of the events since the number of outings will be limited. We thank you in advance for this consideration.

Friends’ volunteer hike leaders and shepherds make our guided outings program possible. They enjoy sharing their knowledge, passion, and stewardship ethic for the Gorge on every event they lead. Because of friends like these, our program is set apart from the rest as every outing has an educational focus or theme.

Questions? Contact Outdoor Programs and Communications Specialist Melissa Gonzalez:

971-634-1265 |  melissa@gorgefriends.org