Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls & Mt Hood Tour from Portland, OR

Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls & Mt Hood Tour from Portland, OR

Follow the path of an ancient riverbed, carved by the last Ice Age, past the Bridge of the Gods, and explore the Windsurfing Capital of the World. In the afternoon, traverse Oregon’s fertile fruit valley on the way to the alpine top of a volcano, which boasts a title as the world’s 2nd most summited mountain in the world. Come along on this whirlwind journey to experience a selection of Oregon’s wonders.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Director Park, 815 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205-3084

Our central meeting location and pick up point! A beautiful, urban park in the middle of Downtown Portland.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Oregon

We will depart downtown Portland and head east along the Columbia River to Troutdale, known as the Gateway to the Gorge! We will join the beautiful Historic Columbia River Highway, the first planned scenic roadway in the United States.

Stop At: Vista House, 40700 E Historic Columbia River Hwy, Corbett, OR 97019-9725

Our first stop for the day: Crown Point Vista House. This famous overlook sits 733 feet above the Columbia River, atop the remains of a lava flow that swept through the Gorge around 14 to 17 million years ago! Here, we will find amazing 180-degree views of the Columbia River Gorge and explore the Vista House. An intricately designed observatory and museum, the Vista House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Latourell Falls, Guy W. Talbot State Park., Corbett, OR

From the Vista House, we will drive deeper into the Columbia River National Scenic Area. Our first waterfall for the day will be the dramatic Latourell Falls which plunges 249 feet over a massive wall of columnar basalt. Depending on the season, a short ¼-mile trail hike will be led to get a closer view of the falls.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Multnomah Falls, 50000 Historic Columbia River Hwy, Bridal Veil, OR 97010

The next waterfall we will visit will be the famed Multnomah Falls. Plummeting 620 feet in two major steps, Multnomah Falls is the highest waterfall in Oregon and second highest in the nation! Here, we can explore the Multnomah Falls Historic Lodge (a Cascadian style stone and timber lodge built in 1925) as well as the beautiful Multnomah Falls itself. The easily accessible viewing platform offers a full view of the Benson Bridge and cascading falls beyond it.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Hood River, Hood River, Oregon

We will make our way to Hood River, known as the Windsurfing Capitol of the World, where we will pause for an hour for everybody to disperse for free time. This gives us a chance to explore the town and get lunch.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Mount Hood National Forest, 70220 Intersection of Hwy 26 and E Lolo Pass Road on south side of road, OR 97049-8701

Following lunch, we will set out heading south, through the picturesque Fruit Loop orchards and lavender farms. If time permits, we may even make a brief stop at one of the farm stands before beginning our scenic drive through Mount Hood National Forest!

Stop At: Mount Hood, Hood River, OR

While enjoying a scenic drive through Mount Hood National Forest, we'll have many opportunities to view Mount Hood before our final stop right on the mountain at Timberline Lodge.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Timberline Lodge, Timberline Lodge, Clackamas County, Oregon

For our last stop of the day, we will wind our way through Mount Hood National Forest, climbing to roughly 6,000 feet in elevation, to Timberline Lodge. This National Historic Landmark sits proudly against Oregon’s highest peak- Mt. Hood! Attracting over 10,000 climbers each year, Mt. Hood is a mammoth to behold. We’ll have the opportunity to explore inside the lodge and enjoy the surrounding Cascade Mountain Range views from the lodge’s outdoor patios. If time allows, a short hike to the Pacific Crest Trail crossing just behind the lodge can be led by your guide.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Director Park, 815 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205-3084

After a full day out on tour, we end back at Director Park, our drop off location in the heart of Downtown Portland.

Duration: 5 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"A maximum of 12 people per booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Dress in layers as you travel though varied climates"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Hora de Inicio: 08:30 AM
Duración: 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: 900 SW Taylor St, Portland, OR 97205, USA

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Transportation in a luxury passenger van
  • Knowledgeable, local and friendly guide
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Live commentary throughout the tour

No Incluye

  • Lunch
  • Gratuity (we recommend 20% for your guide, if you enjoyed the tour)

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