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.

Get Involved

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:

Small Step for Friends, Big Step for Pond Turtles

Small Step for Friends, Big Step for Pond Turtles

Land Trust Director Dan Bell on big news for both endangered turtles and Gorge land conservation.

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Car-free Hiking in the Gorge

Car-free Hiking in the Gorge

Leave parking hassles behind; bus options will take you to some of the Gorge's most popular trails.

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Be a Best Friend - Become a Monthly Donor

Be a Best Friend - Become a Monthly Donor

With your automatic, monthly gift, you ensure we're ready to take action to defend the Gorge.

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Endangered Turtles Brought to Their Gorge Haven

News & Updates

Endangered Turtles Brought to Their Gorge Haven
Thursday, September 26, 2019

How a collaborative effort led to a renewed chance for western pond turtle to make a comeback in Washington. Read More

Falls Creek Falls and Panther Creek Falls, WA

Events

Falls Creek Falls and Panther Creek Falls, WA
Thursday, October 17, 2019

{EASY/MODERATE} Hike through old-growth forest in autumn splendor with leader Bob Thoenen to two incredible waterfalls. Members-only. Event Details