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.
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SCENIC AREA 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. Go here to access the 2018 summer route and schedule and purchase tickets online.
West End Transit (WET Bus) — 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 All passengers receive a free permit. More info.Columbia Gorge Car Free – This website is a comprehensive resource for people seeking to travel to, from and around the Columbia River Gorge without a car. More info.