Latourell Falls, better than Multnomah Falls? Everything you need to know

When it comes to iconic waterfalls in the Columbia River Gorge, Multnomah Falls tends to get most of the glory. At over 600 feet tall, it’s certainly an impressive sight. However, there’s another waterfall in the Gorge that gives Multnomah a run for its money – Latourell Falls. While not as tall, Latourell Falls has […]

The River’s First Keepers: Life Along the Ancient Columbia

Long before the Historic Columbia River Highway carved its winding path through the Pacific Northwest’s lush forests and basalt cliffs, the mighty Columbia River and its surroundings were home to the Chinook, Klickitat, and Yakama peoples. For these Indigenous tribes, the river was the lifeblood of their cultures, provider of sustenance, the centerpiece of spiritual […]