The Columbia River Gorge

Something for Everyone

The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area is a year-round recreational area offering the best of outdoor activities including camping, hiking, biking, golf, whitewater rafting and kayaking, windsurfing and kiteboarding, boating, bird watching, photography, downhill and cross country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing—the list is endless. Indoor options are also readily available with world-class museums, wine tasting, superb dining opportunities and, shopping. There is truly something for everyone in the Columbia River Gorge.



With its wealth of recreational activities and easy access to metropolitan centers, the Gorge has become a hub for the UAS industry and other innovative technologies. Gorge companies include:

  • Sagetech Avionics, Inc.
  • Boeing Insitu
  • Google
  • UTC Cloud Cap Technologies
  • Cardinal IG
  • Custom Interface Inc.
  • Innovative Composite Engineering
  • Hood Technology
  • Zepher
  • Aerovel
  • and many more…