Discover camping in the Gorge amongst the beauty of the Columbia River, alpine lakes and Cascade Mountains. Find yourself along a cascading creek or in a beautiful old growth forest. Whether you are pitching a tent or parking your van or RV, there are numerous sites available for your needs. And there is almost always a view.

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Doug’s premier outdoor shop is Hood River’s only complete full-service skate, ski and snowboard store



Doug’s is located in the Columbia River Gorge in Hood River, Oregon. As one of the premier outdoor recreation areas in the country, the Gorge is world famous for adventure activities. In 1984, Doug’s was the first windsurfing retail store and is Hood River’s complete full-service skate, ski and snowboard shop, for all your ski and boot fitting needs, including repair and rental. Doug’s also offers an abundance of clothing and camping supplies to satisfy your active lifestyle.

101 Oak Street, Hood River, OR     541-386-5787     visit website

Find what you need for camping in the Gorge at Margie's Outdoor Store in Bingen, Washington

Margie’s Outdoor Store


Visit the store voted the Best Gift Store in the Gorge, the Best Outdoor Outfitter in the Gorge, and the Best Attraction in the Gorge. Margie’s Outdoor Store is the only place where you can file a paranormal report. Come see exhibits featuring the strange happenings of the Gorge or grab a self-guided tour of the area’s supernatural hotspots. Adventure gear, magical tools, gourmet snacks, games, and much more. In Bingen on Highway 14.

405 East Steuben Street, Bingen, WA     509-281-3420     visit website

Pacific Crest Trail Days will be held August 18 & 19, 2023 in Cascade Locks, Oregon

PCT Days


Pacific Crest Trail Days is a festival that celebrates and promotes hiking, camping, backpacking & outdoor stewardship. Attendees can participate in activities, games, & presentations, win awesome gear at the raffles, listen to live music and get great deals on outdoor products at the Gear Expo and Marketplace. PCT DAYS is free to attend, with a fee for overnight camping. Vendors will be offering food, coffee, beer, cider, and non-alcoholic beverages. Don’t miss out on a great time at the 16th annual PCT DAYS, located in the Marine Park of Cascade Locks, Oregon on August 18 & 19, 2023!

Cascade Locks Marine Park, 355 WaNaPa St., Cascade Locks, OR     visit website

The Resort at Skamania Coves is a unique launching pad for exploring the Gorge, Columbia River and surrounding area.

The Resort at Skamania Coves


A unique property for a unique experience. The Resort at Skamania Coves is a great launching pad for exploring the Gorge, Columbia River and surrounding area. Choose from 7 lodging options — from our authentic Treehouse with full amenities to our Riverhouse with its own secluded Columbia River beach and private RV spaces. Relax in your own space or take a walk down to the river to enjoy one of the many riverside coves.

45932 State Highway 14, Stevenson, WA     509-427-4900     visit website

Waterfall Sanctuary

Waterfall Sanctuary


Our private boutique campground and retreat center, bordering the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge is perfect for experiencing everything the PNW has to offer. In close proximity to trails, rivers, waterfalls, while minutes away from locally-owned restaurants and shops. East is Hood River, west is Portland for cultural events, great food, and more. We are the ideal location for any activity you choose during your vacation.

502 Leete Rd, Carson, WA     458-207-6577     visit website