Whether you are looking for a hike, to find one of our 15 endemic wildflower species or explore the 40 million years of geologic history, you will not be disappointed by variety of activities or our Washington state bed and breakfast!
Hiking & Biking
The Columbia River Gorge is a fun Washington State hiking and biking adventure! Soak in the beautiful Pacific Northwest landscape as you explore stunning waterfalls, breathtaking wildflower meadows or exhilarating bike trails!
America’s Most Unique Wine Region, the Columbia Gorge Growing Region, is right at your fingertips when you stay at Carson Ridge Luxury Cabins. Straddling the mighty Columbia River, the Columbia Gorge Growing Region includes the fertile soils of both Washington and Oregon! From the marine influenced climate of Underwood Mountain to the arid dryland of the Eastern Gorge, from Albarino to Zinfandel, our grapes and wines are a spectacular selection of sweet whites and luscious reds.
When you drive along the Historic Columbia River Highway you are greeted at nearly every bend of the road with another breath-taking view of the 70 waterfalls found in the Columbia Gorge Scenic Area, including the second tallest perennial waterfall in the US, Multnomah Falls. Hike to, under through and around the Columbia River Gorge waterfalls.
The Columbia River Gorge just screams golf. Hear it? The lush, green courses, many with river and mountain views, beckon all skill levels to get out and enjoy a Gorgeous day. Courses are plentiful and local PGA pros are ready to host you!
The Fruit Loops
A unique and beautiful 35-mile, scenic Columbia Gorge fruit loop through the valley’s orchards, forests and farmlands. Sample delicious fruits and take your favorites home, visit Hood River wineries, experience fields of fragrant lavender, meet adorable alpacas and savor delicious baked goods.
Whether water sports are your passion or you are just getting your feet wet for the first time, the Columbia River Gorge is the perfect place to play! From Whitewater Rafting to Wind Surfing, Kite Boarding to Stand Up Paddle Boarding or even a Catamaran; there is a pro ready to teach you, an outfitter ready to gear you up and most likely a camera nearby to catch all of the action!
The Columbia River Gorge is known for microbreweries and associated brew pubs. While the term “micro” brewery originally referred to the limited production possible in a smaller brewery, the term has come to reflect an alternative attitude and approach to brewing – one of flexibility, adaptability, experimentation and customer service.
With plenty of snowfall at Mt. Hood you can experience downhill and cross-country Hood River skiing, and other outdoor sports. And don’t miss all of the snow parks tucked in and around the Gorge for a day of snowshoeing or hiking. Take advantage of discounts at our Washington state cabins with a Meadow Ski Pass!
The Columbia River Gorge provides an endless number of Washington State fishing opportunities for the experienced and beginning angler. Beautiful rivers and streams, high elevation lakes, reservoirs, and small ponds offer just about every setting one could ask for to relax and fish, or just enjoy the magnificent scenery.