Winding for more than 85 miles along the borders of Oregon and Washington, the Columbia River Gorge is one of the most spectacular National Scenic Areas in North America.

This magnificent river canyon, which has inspired travelers since Lewis & Clark, is also home to a number of unique communities.

In this video you will explore their history, tour their highways and byways and see first hand the kinds of activities and opportunities that make the Gorge a wonderful place to visit, and a great place to live.

DISCOVER THE COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE where spectacular scenic beauty, year round recreation and vibrant, growing communities offer unlimited possibilities to those who visit and those who call it home!

You will also see Stonehenge, a full sized replica of the famous monument. This one was built by Sam Hill in 1930 as a memorial to fallen soldiers of WWI. It over looks the Columbia River near the town of Biggs.

The Stonehenge Monument is also featured in the Gorge in Fast Forward with the beautiful blue sky and clouds passing by overhead to the dark night with bright stars streaming by.

Hear the mayor of each town talk about their accomplishments and future goals.

Also find out what they enjoy most about living in the Columbia River Gorge.

You will get to take a journey on the famous Mt. Hood Rail Road as it winds through breathtaking scenery from Hood River to Odell up Hwy 35...

...and find out why the Mt. Hood Rail Road has the nickname:
"The Backwards Rail Road."

Take a walk through the new Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum and see dozens of fully restored planes and cars from the early 1900's.

WAAAM is considered a "living" museum dedicated to preserving transportation's golden past. All aircrafts dispalyed in the museum are fully operational and you can see them out flying almost every weekend.

DVD features The Dalles, Hood River, White Salmon, Bingen, Goldendale, Stevenson, Carson, Cascade Locks, North Bonneville and Mt Hood

 

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