The Mighty Columbia River Travels Through Oregon 300 Miles To The Sea

The Columbia River is one of the most impressive in the country, and it’s the longest river running through the state. The river is a cherished Oregon icon with a rich history. Today, it provides recreation, hydro-electric power, and a shipping channel.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

There are tons of great places to visit along the Columbia River, from the little town of Astoria all the way east through the Columbia River Gorge. What are some of your favorite spots along the river? Tell us in the comments!

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