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When planning your visit the Gorge, take READY, SET, GORGE to heart. Use these resources to help ensure you have a safe and enjoyable time while helping preserve this beautiful region for generations to come.

TRAVEL INFO

ROAD CONDITIONS

WEATHER CONDITIONS

TRAIL RECREATION FEES

SCENIC AREA INFO

TRANSIT INFO

Columbia Gorge Express – From Portland’s Gateway Transit Center (serviced by Tri-Met) to Multnomah Falls, Rooster Rock State Park, Cascade Locks and Hood River during the summer months. The air-conditioned Columbia Gorge Express is equipped with wifi and bicycle racks. Stay tuned for the 2018 summer route and schedule. More info.

Portland Grey Line — Stops at Crown Point, Multnomah Falls, Oneonta Gorge, Horsetail Falls, and Bonneville Lock and Dam. The bus leaves daily from Pioneer Courthouse Square at 8:30 a.m.; weekends during the shoulder season. More info.

West End Transit (WET Bus) — Stops at nine trailheads and Columbia Gorge communities on the Washington side of the Gorge. This service connects with TriMet and C-TRAN. The WET bus runs Fridays-Sundays during the summer months. This is the best way to access the Dog Mountain Trail, which requires hiking permits March 31 - July 1. More info.  

Mt. Adams Transportation Services — Get a ride with your bike across the Hood River Bridge ($2 each way). More info

HIKING INFO


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EMERGENCIES

In the case of an emergency, contact 911. Explain the nature of your emergency and your location. They will dispatch the appropriate authorities and/or volunteers to assist with search and rescue.
Before leaving on your hike, make sure you have the 10 essentials.

GO BY BIKE

MAPS

ITINERARIES


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