Troutdale

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In 1872, sea captain John Harlow bought the town’s original land claim, building an expansive estate replete with trout ponds that he called Troutdale. He convinced the railroads to build a depot near his home, and the name stuck. Also called the gateway to the Columbia River Gorge, Troutdale is known for its fishing spots and antiques stores.

Mt. Hood / The Gorge

Troutdale 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: Mt. Hood.

Nearby cities are: Wood Village, Fairview, Gresham, and Damascus.

an Oregon StoryRoad Trip: Troutdale

by Eileen Garvin / July 31, 2013

Known as the gateway to the Columbia River Gorge, the town of Troutdale perches at the confluence of the Sandy and Columbia rivers just outside of Portland. It marks the start of 80 miles of dramatic beauty the river winding from the east, sheer…

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an Oregon StoryCar-Free Trips to the Gorge

by Jen Anderson / May 19, 2016

With its cascading waterfalls, hills full of wildflowers andsparkling river views, touring theColumbia River Gorge is easily one of the most scenic routes you cantake in all of Oregon. But what if you could see the sights without having to…

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an Oregon StoryRoad Trip: Classic Gorge Food

by Eileen Garvin / June 12, 2015

Summer is classic road trip season, and a genuine road trip calls for authentic road food. The Columbia River Gorge offers plenty of scenic mileage with the Historic Columbia River Highway, the Hood River County Fruit Loop and Highway 26 winding…

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an Itinerary7 Wonders Road Trip: Day 12, Hood River to Mt. Hood

by Eileen Garvin / March 1, 2015

Day 12: Hood River to Mt. Hood to Troutdale (Driving time: 145 miles/3 hours) Get ready for your seventh Wonder: majestic Mt. Hood rising 11,250 feet above sea level. Head south out of Hood River on Highway 35. On a clear day, you’ll see the snowy…

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Find things to see and do In Troutdale

  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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