Cascade Locks

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It’s easy to find Cascade Locks. Follow the Historic Columbia River Highway as it weaves past massive waterfalls and right into town. Cascade Locks is located on the banks of the scenic Columbia River and is home to the Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge, which hosts daily and nightly cruises. Catch all the action from Thunder Island with local craft beer or a handmade milkshake and enjoy the city’s unparalleled views.

Mt. Hood / The Gorge

Cascade Locks is located in Mt. Hood / The Gorge, home to the towering cliffs and waterfalls of the Columbia River Gorge and the snowy peak of Mt. Hood.

This area includes the nearby subregion: The Columbia River Gorge.

Nearby cities are: Corbett, Parkdale, Odell, and Brightwood.

a Grant’s GetawayCascade Locks: Heart of the Gorge

by Grant McOmie / May 9, 2014

A journey up the Columbia River Gorge is always a treat. It’s the chance to reconnect with special scenery and places and activities in one of the most beautiful places on the planet. There are so many faces to the Columbia River Gorge: it’s a…

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a Grant’s GetawayColumbia Gorge Sternwheeler

by Grant McOmie / May 8, 2015

There are so many faces to the Columbia River Gorge; one of Oregon’s Seven Wonders and a place that’s never twice the same. It is a timeless place where light and shadow dance across ancient basalt cliffs that rise hundreds of feet above a river…

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an ItineraryLooking for Loowit in Cascade Locks

by Christopher Van Tilburg / June 6, 2014

On recent summer day, I have a chance to visit the quaint, riverside town of Cascade Locks where, legend has it, brothers Pahto and Wy’East fought over the beautiful maiden Loowit and caused the collapse of the Bridge of the Gods. Even for an…

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an Oregon StoryThunderously Good Beer in Cascade Locks

by Eileen Garvin / February 26, 2014

If you’ve heard rumblings about a new brewery in the Columbia River Gorge, we’re here to tell you they’re true. Thunder Island Brewing opened its doors in October in Cascade Locks Marine Park with tremendous views of the Columbia River and…

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Find things to see and do In Cascade Locks

  1.     Attractions
    1.     Amusement Parks
    2.     Aquariums & Zoos
    3.     Art Galleries & Studios
    4.     Casinos
    5.     Movies and TV filmed in Oregon
    6.     Museums & Interpretive Centers
    7.     Outdoors & Nature
    8.     Performing Arts
    9.     Shopping
    10.     Theater
    11.     Tour Companies & Guides
  2.     Recreation
    1.     Birding
    2.     Camping
    3.     Cycling
    4.     Fishing
    5.     Golf
    6.     Guides & Charters
      1.     Back Country Guides
      2.     Bicycle Guides
      3.     Charter Boats
      4.     Fishing Guides
      5.     Hunting Guides
      6.     Jet Boat Charters
      7.     Outdoor Guides
      8.     Whitewater Guides
    7.     Hiking
    8.     Indoor Sports
    9.     Jet Boating
    10.     Kayaking
    11.     Oregon Winter Trips
    12.     Rafting
    13.     Snow Sports
    14.     Sustainable Travel
  3.     Eat & Drink
    1.     Artisan Producers
    2.     Beer & Breweries
    3.     Cideries
    4.     Coffee & Tea
    5.     Culinary Experiences
    6.     Distilleries
    7.     Farmers' Markets
    8.     Farms & Farm Stays
    9.     Oregon Food Trips
    10.     Picking & Foraging
    11.     Ranches & Ranch Stays
    12.     Restaurants
      1.     American
      2.     Asian Fusion
      3.     Cajun / Creole
      4.     Chinese
      5.     French Bistros
      6.     Greek
      7.     Irish
      8.     Italian
      9.     Japanese
      10.     Latino
      11.     Mediterranean
      12.     Pacific Northwest
      13.     Pizza
      14.     Seafood
      15.     Southern
      16.     Thai
    13.     Seafood
    14.     Wineries & Wine
  4.     Oregon Heritage
    1.     Covered Bridges
    2.     Ghost Towns
    3.     Heritage Areas
    4.     Heritage Museums
    5.     Indian Country
    6.     Lighthouses
    7.     Old West & Oregon Trail
  5.     Natural Wonders
    1.     Bodies of Water
      1.     Lakes & Reservoirs
      2.     Rivers
      3.     Waterfalls
    2.     Forests, Parks & Refuges
      1.     National Forests & Parks
      2.     National Wildlife Refuges and Areas
      3.     State Parks
    3.     Mountains & Hills
  6.     Events
    1.     Animal & Agriculture Events
    2.     Culinary Events
    3.     Cultural Heritage Events
    4.     Exhibit & Lecture Events
    5.     Fairs & Festivals
    6.     Flower & Garden Events
    7.     Oregon Food Trips
    8.     Performing Art Events
    9.     Snow Sports
    10.     Sports Events
    11.     Visual Art Events
    12.     Volunteer Events
  7. All Places to Stay
  8.     Lodging
    1.     Bed and Breakfasts
    2.     Boutique Hotels
    3.     Farm or Ranch Stay
    4.     Glamping or Tree Houses
    5.     Hostels
    6.     Hotel / Motel
    7.     Resorts
    8.     Vacation Rentals
  9.     RV Parks
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