Scenic Views – Columbia Gorge Pictures

Once in a while my travels take me through the Columbia River Gorge, and it has some of the most scenic rest stops I’ve seen. On my last trip to Portland I even discovered a little trail leading down to a beautiful, empty beach.

Columbia Gorge View Rest Stop 1

 This rest stop has a mini visitor’s center.

Columbia Gorge View Rest Stop 2

The Columbia river is one of my favorite drives

Columbia Gorge View Rest Stop 3

Small island in the center

Columbia Gorge View Rest Stop 4

Columbia Gorge View Rest Stop 5

 This rest stop has a little RV park next to it.

Columbia Gorge View Rest Stop 6

Off to the side, there was a little path.

Columbia Gorge View Rest Stop 7

The path went down to a beautiful beach!

Columbia Gorge View Rest Stop 8

Looks like it was even made to be a little swimming area

Columbia Gorge View Rest Stop 9

 Some mills on the Washington side

Columbia Gorge View Rest Stop 10

Columbia Gorge View Rest Stop 11

Columbia Gorge View Rest Stop 12

I like the rock outcropping

Columbia Gorge View Rest Stop 13

Columbia Gorge View Rest Stop 14
Good excuse to take a little dog for a walk
Columbia Gorge View Rest Stop 16 - Little Dog

Columbia Gorge View Rest Stop 15

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