We are Friends of the Columbia Gorge, the only non-profit organization dedicated entirely to ensuring that the
beautiful and wild Columbia Gorge remains a place apart, an unspoiled treasure for generations to come.

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Friends’ conservation work is driven by members, volunteers, and activists. There are many ways to join our community of Gorge enthusiasts. Here are some ways to get started:

When the World Is Upside Down, the Meadowlark Still Sings

When the World Is Upside Down, the Meadowlark Still Sings

Executive Director Kevin Gorman: Together, we shoulder hard times and together we create wondrous change.

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Looking Out for Neighbors, Looking Out for Gorge Trails

Looking Out for Neighbors, Looking Out for Gorge Trails

Our land trust is indefinitely closing its Lyle Cherry Orchard and Mosier Plateau preserves.

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Friends' 40th Annual Meeting & Luncheon CANCELLED

Friends' 40th Annual Meeting & Luncheon CANCELLED

Due to updated federal and state guidance regarding public gatherings, this year's meeting has been cancelled.

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The Oregonian: U.S. Forest Service Closing All Trails in Columbia River Gorge

News & Updates

The Oregonian: U.S. Forest Service Closing All Trails in Columbia River Gorge
Thursday, March 26, 2020

Trails managed by Friends of the Columbia Gorge will also close to the public. Read More

CANCELLED: Gorge Towns to Trails at Lyle Cherry Orchard, WA

Events

CANCELLED: Gorge Towns to Trails at Lyle Cherry Orchard, WA
Saturday, March 28, 2020

Moderate: 5 miles | 1,500-ft elev. gain Event Details