Become a member of The Beacon

Monthly donations of any amount are the most stable and powerful way to support our conservation work in the Gorge.
Become a member of The Beacon and safeguard the Gorge to ensure this natural wonder remains one of our planet’s most stunning places. 

Beacons play a crucial role in ensuring the Columbia River Gorge remains a vibrant, living place—wondrous, wild, and open to all.

Photo by Carrie Klute.

As a member of The Beacon, you’ll…

  • Provide reliable, consistent, support for Friends to operate our essential conservation, advocacy, and stewardship programs year-round.
  • Have an accessible way to give a monthly amount of a manageable size, making supporting Friends an option for a variety of income levels.
  • Enjoy the convenience of setting up your recurring donation to automatically process every month (which also results in fewer fees for us!) and you can change or cancel your membership at any time. 
  • Receive our new Beacon Rock collectible pin, the first in a series, and an invitation to a Beacon Members special outing this fall.

Sign up on the following dates and be automatically entered to win prizes!

  • June 3: win a $25 gift certificate to Bike the Gorge!
  • June 14: win one of two bags of goodies from the Friends shop
  • June 20: win a picnic on us 
  • June 28: win a two-night stay at the Lyle Hotel!